Police blotter, Sept. 10-12, 2014
The Park City Police Department last week responded to calls about cars parked at intersections, people trespassing on the Mellow Mountain Road water tower, car-racing teenagers and a dangerous crockpot.
On Monday, Sept. 1, at 7:02 p.m. an officer responded to a call from Park City Mountain Resort, where four adults around 70 years of age got lost hiking near the bottom of the Quincy Express lift.
At 11:05 p.m. fireworks were reported from a caller near Norfolk Avenue..
On Tuesday, Sept. 2, a caller reported that a row of dump trucks had been idling all morning on lower Main Street.
At 2:37 p.m. a caller complained of a parked boat sticking out into an intersection along Comstock Drive, saying a child was almost struck at the intersection.
At 7:01 p.m. "kids" were reported to "have gotten their vehicles past the gate" at the top of Daly Avenue and were racing their cars.
At 11:23 p.m. a man reported that another man who appeared intoxicated had just come to the caller’s door and yelled and cursed at him about his barking dog.
On Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 8:02 a.m. debris in the middle of Monitor Drive caused drivers to swerve onto the sidewalk. The debris may have been the remnants of a crockpot.
At 12:09 p.m. a construction truck was reported to be parked at an intersection on Mountain Ridge Court. The caller stated it was an ongoing problem and made it difficult to see around the corner.
At 3:08 p.m. a landscaper was cited for having a pile of dirt blocking half the road on Mountain Ridge Court.
On Thursday, Sept. 4, at 2:20 a.m. a caller claimed that there was a loud party at a home near Monarch Drive; an officer responded and reported "all is quiet, unfounded."
At 7:41 a.m. teenaged drivers were reported to be speeding on Lucky John Drive on their way to school.
At 8:16 a.m., Park City Transit reported that a bicycle was left on a bus.
At 8:46 a.m. a parked truck was reported vandalized when its windshield was smashed overnight while sitting in a lot on Kearns Boulevard.
At 4:47 p.m. a man claimed his phone was stolen when he set it down and briefly left it in the foyer of the Chase bank on Park Avenue.
On Friday, Sept. 5, at 10:27 a.m. an individual on Park Avenue complained about skateboarders in a gazebo.
At 1:30 p.m. a woman contacted police about three individuals in an SUV driving up to a water tank in Park Meadows. She felt "the situation was serious because she continues to see information in The Park Record."
At 6:46 p.m. an individual at Deer Crest Estates contacted the police about open carry laws.
At 9 p.m. a car was reported stolen from the Park Meadows Golf Club parking lot.
On Saturday, Sept. 6 at 1:44 a.m. a woman reported that a former employee she fired the day prior was sending her harassing messages and phone calls.
At 10:30 a.m. a man reported that his dog was hit by a car near Lucky John Drive. He was driving around looking for the dog and thought it was hurt.
At 1 p.m. near Three Kings Court there were "numerous complaints that the neighborhood smells like gas." Questar was notified.
At 2:33, a possible water main break was reported at 13th Street and Woodside Avenue.
At 4:12 p.m. a woman reported that her car was struck by another in the parking lot at The Yard on Kearns Boulevard. She said the other car was parked so close to her’s that she couldn’t enter it and had been waiting for the other car to leave.
At 8:13 p.m. a caller reported that kids "threw water all over the bathroom" at a local restaurant.
At 9:56 p.m. a caller reported that an unattended pickup truck containing three dogs had been sitting on Woodland View Drive since 4 p.m.
On Sunday, Sept. 7 at 12:15 a.m. both a bouncer and a patron of a bar on Main Street called police after the patron was kicked out of the bar and refused to leave.
At 1:45 a.m. a caller reported that someone in a black Subaru was "trying to pull a girl into the car" near the Town Lift.
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Buses, trains and gondolas doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, but they make up the transit alternatives for the mountain transportation system the Central Wasatch Commission is trying to create, mostly in the Cottonwood canyons.