Police Blotter, Sept. 23, 2015
The Park City Police Department last week received a report of an encampment that was spotted close to the Rail Trail.
On Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2:08 p.m., the police were told the site was found off Gold Dust Lane, approximately 100 yards from the Rail Trail. Garbage and feces were seen at the site, the police were told. Someone was sleeping there at the time of the report, according to public police logs.
The Police Department indicated the report was an issue for City Hall’s code enforcers.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Sept. 20 at 4:54 p.m., someone reported finding a cellphone on Main Street. The owner of the phone had previously reported it lost. The phone was returned to the owner.
At 3:34 p.m., the police received a report that two cars were parked in handicapped spots on the 400 block of Swede Alley without the proper placards. The caller indicated they were handicapped and wanted to park in one of the spaces.
A deer carcass was seen along Deer Valley Drive at 10:40 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details about the cause of death.
At 8:20 a.m., the police received a report of a man entering an apartment on Kearns Boulevard within 15 minutes of the call to the police. Someone inside asked him what he was doing before he ran away, the police were told. The man had dark skin and wore a black jacket, according to the public police logs. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected burglary.
Someone complained about loud music that was "bouncing off" the person’s walls at a location on Kearns Boulevard. The report was logged at 12:18 a.m. The police were told the music got louder after 12 a.m. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
On Saturday, Sept. 19 at 11:24 p.m., a police officer assisted a Main Street bar determine whether an identification was fake.
At 12:29 p.m., someone reported a driver’s side mirror had been broken in the overnight hours on the 400 block of Swede Alley.
At 12:25 p.m., a bicycle was reported to have been found. The case was logged at the Park Avenue police station, but it was not clear from public police logs where the bicycle was found.
A dog was reportedly seen locked inside a vehicle with the windows closed somewhere along Lowell Avenue. The dog was there for more than an hour, the police were told. Summit County Animal Control was contacted.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported on S.R. 248. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 1:42 a.m., the police reported two people were "pushing and pulling each other" on Main Street. Neither of the parties wanted police action taken, according to the logs. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.
An officer stopped a driver at or close to the intersection of Main Street and 9th Street after seeing the person look down at a phone at 1:12 a.m. The person looked at the phone as the vehicle passed the officer, the Police Department said.
A person was suspected to be intoxicated on Main Street at 12:55 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Friday, Sept. 18, a dog was seen loose in the vicinity of the intersection of Main Street and Hillside Avenue at 7:04 p.m. An officer contacted the dog owner, who indicated they would pick up the dog.
Three dogs were seen in the field outside the Park City Library and Education center at 11:55 a.m. An officer contacted the dog owner or owners about the leash law.
On Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5:16 p.m., a stoplight at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Comstock Drive reportedly malfunctioned. Traffic backed up on Kearns Boulevard as a result, the police were told.
At 3:16 p.m., the police received a report about what was suspected to be a fraudulent rental on Daly Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
The Police Department received a report of a sound that may have been a gunshot that was heard on the 400 block of Swede Alley. Three people indicated they heard the noise, the police were told. Officers checked the area but did not find evidence of a gunshot. The Police Department indicated the report was unfounded.
On Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6:57 p.m., three moose were seen crossing the street along the 2100 block of Park Avenue.
Someone at 2:02 p.m. reported a hit-and-run traffic accident occurred the day before on Park Avenue. The driver’s side mirror was broken and the side was scratched, the police were told. Someone left a note on the victim’s vehicle, but it was not clear from public police logs whether it was the other driver.
A driver hit a deer on S.R. 248 at 7:02 a.m. The carcass was in the middle of the road, the police were told.
A suspected drunken driver was reported on Aerie Drive at 4:28 a.m. The vehicle hit a mailbox, someone told the police.
On Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 5:16 p.m., a bicycle was reported stolen at 5:16 p.m. on Empire Avenue.
Graffiti was found somewhere along Kearns Boulevard at 2:16 p.m.
On Monday, Sept. 14 at 9:34 p.m., the police received a report of two people in the road along Solamere Drive rushing at a car while wearing blankets and masks. They were playing a prank on friends and were sorry for scaring the person, the police said.
At 6:43 p.m., a drive hit a deer on S.R. 224.
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Several people approached Mayor Andy Beerman and the Park City Council this week pressing issues important to senior citizens. The issues include the availability of housing for people who want to age in the community.