Police Blotter, May 27, 2015
May 26, 2015
On Sunday, May 24 at 10:44 p.m., a police officer reported conducting a patrol looking for wildlife along Silver Lake Drive. No issues were seen. There have been a series of animal sightings in Park City in recent weeks, including a bear.
A smartphone was reported stolen along Main Street at 10:12 p.m. The device disappeared at approximately 3 p.m., the police were told.
A car was apparently seen on a trail off Mellow Mountain Road at 8:58 p.m. Music was blaring in the vehicle, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
At 5:26 p.m., the police received a report of a bicycle being stolen on Comstock Drive. It could have been taken three days prior to the report, the police said.
Someone reported seeing a tarp in the vicinity of the Rail Trail and Prospector Avenue. The tarp may have been part of a camp, the police were told. Earlier that day, in what is apparently an unrelated case, an abandoned vehicle was seen on Prospector Avenue.
The Police Department logged a series of cases involving vehicles left on Main Street overnight, which is prohibited. At least four cases were reported during the 4 a.m. hour on either the 400 block of Main Street or the 600 block of the street.
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At 3:09 a.m., the police received a complaint about a hot tub party in Old Town, behind the caller’s house. The case was reported on Woodside Avenue, but it was not clear from police logs whether the party was on Woodside Avenue or a nearby street. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A man was seen lying in the street on Crescent Tram at 12:21 a.m. The police suspected the man was intoxicated.
On Saturday, May 23, at 12:48 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Empire Avenue. The damage occurred in the overnight hours, the police were told.
A 30-year-old man was suspected of being intoxicated somewhere along Sidewinder Drive at 3:08 a.m.
An unspecified alcohol offense was logged on S.R. 224 at 12:17 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Friday, May 22 at 11:07 p.m., a loud party was reported somewhere along Woodside Avenue. The case was classified as disturbing the peace. The people were asked to shut the windows.
A moose was seen close to the street along Prospect Avenue at 9:17 p.m. The animal was a traffic hazard, the police said.
On Thursday, May 21 at 4:57 p.m., the police received a complaint about someone using some sort of smoker-cooker on a deck along Royal Street. Smoke was traveling into the home of the person who contacted the police.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Sidewinder Drive at 3:55 p.m. The accident occurred within 15 minutes of the call to the police. The police were told the victim’s vehicle suffered damage to a front fender.
At 2:06 p.m., a driver reportedly sideswiped a vehicle along Main Street.
On Wednesday, May 20, the Police Department, the Park City Fire District and a crew from Questar Gas responded to Ashley Court at 4:12 p.m., when a natural-gas leak was reported.
Graffiti was reportedly found on Rossie Hill Drive at 4:03 p.m.
At 7:02 a.m., the police received a report that a vehicle crashed into a yard along American Saddler Drive. The damage occurred at 4:30 a.m., the police were told. Tire marks and pieces from the vehicle were found at the site. There was minor damage to the yard, the police said.
The Police Department reported two violations of Park City’s anti-idling law, both on Main Street, within 14 minutes of each other starting at 11:30 p.m. Earlier, at 8:59 p.m., a vehicle was reportedly seen idling on Swede Alley for five minutes. The vehicle was gone by the time the police arrived.