Police Blotter: Noise issues of all kinds
Noise, noise, noise! Work done too early in the morning and partying done too late at night were the themes during the period of Aug. 15-19 in Park City. At 6:22 a.m. Aug. 16, two delivery trucks were contacted by Park City police officers for making deliveries to a business near 7th Street and Park Avenue. A short time later, at 6:47 a.m., three different companies were also contacted for making deliveries too early, this time on lower Main Street.
At 5:41 a.m. Aug. 19, a caller contacted police from the area of Ashley Court to say they could hear nearby crews moving heavy equipment at a construction site.
Police then responded to a case of disturbing the peace at 10:08 p.m. Aug. 19. There was a large gathering of people in a picnic area on Silver King Drive talking loudly, an area that closes to the public at 10 p.m. Then at 11:37 p.m., police responded to another case of disturbing the peace, this time on Park Avenue. Police reported there was a hot tub party that was “talking loud, with music.”
At 8:28 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, officers were dispatched to Marsac Avenue, where a caller said there was a fawn in a ditch near a parking area. The caller asked for officers to come and help usher it away.
At 10:33 a.m. Aug. 15, a woman called dispatch after stepping out onto a balcony and having the door close and lock behind her.
At 12:36 p.m. Aug. 15, a resident called to report a suspicious vehicle near the water tank on Mellow Mountain Road.
A similar call about a suspicious vehicle came in at 2:40 p.m. Aug. 15, when someone called police to report a man sitting in a vehicle in the same place on Meadows Drive for several days.
Police received a call at 1:03 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 from a person who complained of a car “turning its headlights off and on” but no one exiting the vehicle. The complainant found this behavior suspicious.
At 8:41 a.m. Aug. 16, police were dispatched to Round Valley Drive for a welfare check after a man was reported to be sitting by the road for more than half an hour.
A man called police at 11:12 a.m. Aug. 16 to say he had information on suspicious activity that has been occurring in his neighborhood in the area of Meadows Drive and Mountain Top Lane.
At 3:31 p.m. Aug. 16 a complainant called police to notify them of an act of vandalism. The caller reported that someone appeared to have thrown a rock into a sign on the Rail Trail near Bonanza Drive, breaking the plexiglass.
At 4:56 p.m. Aug. 16 a motorist near Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive called police because another motorist was having issues with their vehicle. The transmission had locked up, the caller said, and the caller had pulled up behind the other vehicle and was waving traffic around until police could arrive.
At 9:54 p.m. Aug. 16 a motorist called to report a wildlife issue on Park Avenue. There was one dead raccoon in the road, the caller said, and another still alive. The animals were creating a traffic hazard.
A resident called police at 11:08 p.m. to report a civil issue in the area of Solamere Drive. The caller said her vehicle was taken without her consent by another party whose name is also on the vehicle’s lease.
A motorist called dispatch at 11:47 p.m. Aug. 16 to inform them that the light at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue was not cycling properly.
At 9:39 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, a complainant called to inform police of a motorist in a grey sedan driving aggressively on Deer Valley Drive.
At 12:22 p.m. Aug. 17, a caller in the area of Sidewinder Drive contacted police asking for assistance after she said her computer was hacked and important information was stolen.
At 10:07 p.m. Aug. 17 officers were dispatched to a location on Sullivan Road where fireworks were being used.
At 2:27 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, a woman called police from a local grocery to say she and her boyfriend had entered the store when an employee began making disparaging comments about them in Spanish. She told police when she confronted the employee about it, he became aggressive and followed them out of the grocery.
A complainant called police at 5:35 a.m. Aug. 18 to express concern over two vehicles parked in the grass near the Park City Ice Arena along Gillmor Way.
Police handled a code violation at 6:04 a.m. Aug. 18, when a garbage company was picking up trash before 7 a.m. on Homestake Road.
At 7 a.m. Aug. 18 a complainant called police to report an act of trespassing. The caller said he is supervising a project on Main Street that requires he keep three portable bathrooms on site for his workers. He complained that the night before, someone from a nearby restaurant moved the bathrooms because, he said, they didn’t want their customers to see them.
At 10:27 a.m. Aug. 18 a resident called to tell police their vehicle had been egged sometime overnight at their residence on Lower Iron Horse Loop Road.
At 11:27 a.m. Aug. 18, police were notified that stop signs on Solamere Drive had been defaced.
At 1:03 p.m. Aug. 18 a complainant called to report a theft. The caller said a piece of antique taxidermy was stolen from the exterior of their business on Main Street. The caller said the mount for the taxidermy was also damaged in the theft.
At 3:03 p.m. Aug. 18 a business on Park Avenue called police to report a theft of service. They told police a customer ordered and ate their food, then said after they had no means to pay for it.
At noon Friday, Aug. 19, police were dispatched to assist with a Spanish speaker who had questions for law enforcement.
At 12:05 p.m. Aug. 19, police were contacted about a piece of lost property on Park Avenue. The caller said she lost a bracelet but was unclear where in Park City she’d misplaced it.
At 3:26 p.m. Aug. 19, police received a call from the resident of a home off Holiday Ranch Loop Road who said a vehicle was parked partially on his lawn. The caller told police he asked the owner to move the vehicle but that request was ignored.
Police received a call at 4:52 p.m. Aug. 19 from the intersection of Thaynes Canyon Drive and Webster Drive. The caller said vehicles were parked too close to the intersection and were causing visibility issues.
A patrol officer assisted a motorist at 11:33 p.m. Aug. 19 in the area of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley. The officer said he offered assistance after finding the motorist having trouble getting their car to start.
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The people at the second part of the Park City Future Summit were nearly unanimous in indicating they have some level of concern.