Police Blotter, Sept. 2, 2015
September 1, 2015
On Sunday, Aug. 30 at 3:10 p.m., the police were told a vehicle’s engine was running and the lights were on with nobody inside on the 400 block of Swede Alley.
At 3:03 p.m., someone reported wind was blowing sheets of insulation through the area in the vicinity of the intersection of Mellow Mountain Road and Eagle Way.
Two youngsters reportedly were seen attempting to take down a crosswalk sign on Bonanza Drive at 1:37 p.m.
A bicycle was spotted close to a bus stop along Comstock Drive at 1:13 p.m. It had apparently been left at the location.
At 5:18 a.m., the police were called to a property on Sidewinder Drive, where guests were reportedly loud. They had been asked three times to quiet down, but they continued to make noise, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
Someone on Empire Avenue reported losing a wallet at 2:49 a.m. The person might have left the wallet in a cab, the police were told.
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On Saturday, Aug. 29, the Police Department conducted a series of traffic stops in the hour between just before 10 p.m. and just before 11 p.m. Some of the locations included Marsac Avenue, the 1600 block of Park Avenue and Heber Avenue. The police said the driver stopped on Park Avenue was seen driving fast on Kearns Boulevard and did not use a turn signal. The person was "in a hurry," the police were told. The driver stopped on Heber Avenue did not yield while entering the Old Town roundabout, the police said. Earlier that evening, at 8:24 p.m., an officer stopped a driver on Marsac Avenue close to the runaway-truck ramp, indicating the vehicle was traveling at 56 mph in a location where the posted speed limit is 40 mph.
The police reported four cases in quick succession along Main Street starting at 12:34 a.m. and ending at 1:57 a.m. The cases included a suspected theft, two disorderly conduct incidents and a man who was seen passed out. He was suspected to be intoxicated, the police said. In one of the disorderly conduct cases, someone involved left in a taxi, the police said.
On Friday, Aug. 28 at 8:42 p.m., the police received a complaint that a film screening at the Park City Municipal Athletic & Recreation Center was "playing so loud" she could not hear her television. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
At 7:25 p.m., the police received a report that a man, described as "a huge homeless dude," appeared to be digging through the trash of the person who contacted the police. The man was "stumbling down the street" and could be intoxicated, the police were told.
Someone reportedly attempted to break into a storage unit somewhere along Empire Avenue. The case was reported at 1:20 p.m.
Graffiti was found on Sidewinder Drive at 7:36 a.m.
At 12:42 a.m., a man was reportedly seen sleeping in a vehicle at the intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue. The man woke up and appeared disoriented, the police said. The Police Department classified the case as suspected drunken driving.
On Thursday, Aug. 27 at 11:47 p.m., a car alarm was heard intermittently since noon. The vehicle owner was out of town and there was not a way to turn the alarm off, the police said. The Police Department told the owner the vehicle would be towed.
A cow moose and a calf were spotted on the 1700 block of Park Avenue at 9:09 p.m. They posed a traffic hazard, the police said. Officers were unable to locate the animals.
A bus driver found a wallet at 5:36 p.m. The case was logged on the 1000 block of Iron Horse Drive.
A passport was found on a bench in Glenwood Cemetery at 3:22 p.m.
On Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 2:19 p.m., someone on American Saddler Drive reported three silver pieces were missing from a home. The case was logged as a suspected theft.
On Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 1:15 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported on Bonanza Drive. A phone was taken, the police said.
At 10:30 a.m., the police received a complaint that a bulldozer working in the vicinity of the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue nearly cut someone off. The person told the police the construction crew as working without a flagger.
On Monday, Aug. 24 at 8:41 p.m., a bicycle was reported to have been found in bushes off the Rail Trail.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported on Main Street at 7:31 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 6:17 a.m., the police received a report that a construction crew started work too early. The case was logged somewhere along Main Street.
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