Police Blotter, Oct. 15-17 , 2014
The Park City Police Department last week received at least three reports of hit-and-run traffic accidents.
On Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11:03 p.m., the police received a report that a large dent was found in a vehicle door in a parking lot along Marsac Avenue. The police were told someone left a note saying they witnessed the vehicle being hit. The police said the case is a suspected hit-and-run accident.
On Tuesday, Oct. 7, a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1400 block of Kearns Boulevard at 3:09 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Monday, Oct. 6 at 2:49 p.m., meanwhile, a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in a parking lot on Shadow Ridge Road. Public police logs did not provide details.
People with information about the cases last week may contact the Police Department at 615-5500 or the department’s tip line, 615-5847. The department also operates an online tip form, http://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=994.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2:28 p.m., a stop sign along Meadows Drive, apparently at the Silver Cloud Drive intersection, was reported to be rusted. It needed to be replaced, the police said. The Streets Department was to be notified.
A case described as disorderly conduct was reported somewhere along Park Avenue at 11:32 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
The Police Department was sent to a location along S.R. 224 at 6:45 a.m. to assist with traffic control at the site of an accident. Nobody was injured, the police said. The Utah Highway Patrol also was summoned.
A driver reportedly was weaving at or close to the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Park Avenue at 3:15 a.m. The police were told the Infiniti sedan was all over the road.
On Saturday, Oct. 11, an unspecified alcohol offense was reported at or close to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Buffalo Bill Drive at 3:32 p.m.
A police officer at 6:14 a.m. reported conducting patrols on at least three streets in Thaynes Canyon, indicating there were not problems. The officer reported seeing two moving vehicles during the patrols.
At 2:15 a.m., a man reportedly walked into a house somewhere along Park Avenue. The person inside did not know the man. The police classified the case as suspected intoxication.
On Friday, Oct. 10 at 10:53 p.m., a motorist whose vehicle ran out of gas at or close to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Comstock Drive requested a police officer to remain at the scene while a tow truck with gas was summoned.
Someone along Solamere Drive contacted the police at 5:02 p.m., saying that tar was put down on the road and getting onto vehicles.
A suspected identity theft case was reported by someone along Lucky John Drive at 4:39 p.m. The police were told someone other than the person requested his credit report.
A mobile phone was reported lost on the 400 block of Main Street at 3:33 p.m. It was last seen on a table five days before the police were contacted.
The police at 3:30 p.m. received a report that someone might be attempting to defraud people by using the name of a property-management business. The call was logged somewhere along Sidewinder Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 11:41 a.m., a man was reported to be acting in a disorderly manner at the Old Town transit center. Public police logs did not provide details.
Someone reported losing a mobile phone along Kearns Boulevard at 10:09 a.m. The phone disappeared the night before the police were contacted.
The police at 8:26 a.m. received a complaint about an idling vehicle on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue.
On Thursday, Oct. 9 at 11:43 p.m., the police received a complaint from someone on Keystone Court about construction work at a house across the street. The police were told someone was using a hammer and was otherwise working in a loud manner. The Police Department classified the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
The police at 5:54 p.m. received a report involving three bullet-style motorcycles driving at a fast speed and weaving in and out of traffic on Silver Springs Drive. The road is outside the Police Department’s jurisdiction.
On Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 9:18 p.m., a City Hall bus driver contacted transit dispatchers indicating a man was attempting to start a fight. The Police Department was also contacted. The bus was at or close to the intersection of Comstock Drive and Ina Avenue. The police classified the case as suspected disorderly conduct.
Someone found a wallet and turned it in to the police. It was not clear from public police logs where the wallet was found.
At 7:31 a.m., the police stopped a vehicle at or close to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Cooke Drive. The driver was warned about pedestrian crossings, the police said. The person was apparently stopped close to a school zone.
A motorcycle was reported to be leaking fuel in a parking lot on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 12:47 a.m.
On Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 5:29 p.m., a person was reported to be atop a white barn along S.R. 224. The person did not appear to be a construction worker, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious. It was not clear whether the person was seen on the iconic barn at the McPolin Farm or another structure nearby.
At 10:18 a.m., a television and other electronics were reportedly stolen somewhere along Empire Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 10:11 a.m. received a complaint about a rental vehicle being stolen. It was supposed to have been returned on Oct. 2, the police were told. A GPS indicated the vehicle was in Midvale, according to police logs.
At 8:09 a.m., a wallet was reported to have been stolen from a drawer somewhere along Lowell Avenue. The wallet disappeared several days prior to the police report. Credit cards and checks were inside, the police were told.
On Monday, Oct. 6, at 12:54 a.m., a man wearing a long black coat was reported to be walking down the street on the 1300 block of Park Avenue.
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