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Man hears gunshots near condominiums, tells the police he is armed

A man called the Park City Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 20, telling the police he heard two loud sounds at 5:24 p.m. that seemed to him to be gunshots.

The man was on the 1100 block of Deer Valley Drive at the time, and the police were told the sounds came from the north side of some nearby condominiums.

The person who called the police indicated he was armed. Public police logs do not provide details, however, and it is unclear whether it was determined whether the sounds were gunshots.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Sept. 21 at 5:36 a.m., someone saw a man walking in the road on S.R. 224 close to the McPolin Farm. The person appeared to be staggering, the Police Department said, calling the man suspicious. Public police logs, however, do not provide details about the case.

Someone reportedly stole a gift bag full of food from a store on Park Avenue at 3:58 a.m. The person wore a red and white plaid shirt, and the police were told the person might live in nearby apartments.

An assault was reported on the 400 block of Main Street at 1:53 a.m. An ambulance was summoned, but public police logs do not provide details about injuries and they do not describe the confrontation.

The police were called to Empire Avenue at 12:42 a.m., when people reportedly were found swimming in a pool. They were trespassing, the police were told, and the Police Department said they climbed a fence to get to the pool.

On Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7:56 p.m., a police officer warned a driver not to tailgate. The driver was at the Main Street-Swede Alley intersection.

A woman called the Police Department at 6:31 p.m. reporting a white-colored Dodge pickup truck almost hit her in a parking lot on the 1500 block of Empire Avenue. The driver sped through the lot, the police were told.

Someone told the police at 3:51 p.m. a vehicle ran into the back of the Main Street trolley on Main Street. Public police logs do not provide details. City Hall operates the fare-free trolley, which ferries passengers up and down Main Street.

A bicycle was reported stolen at Park City High School at 2:41 p.m.

The Police Department received a complaint at 2:43 a.m. of high-school football players harassing a boy and trying to toilet-paper a house on Eagle View Court. The police were told a dog at the house scared them off.

A man was reportedly left unconscious after a fight on the 300 block of Main Street. An ambulance was called. A suspect in the fight fled, the police said.

On Friday, Sept. 19 at 8:12 p.m. a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 700 block of Main Street. A driver in a Volkswagen hit a Mustang, the police were told.

The Police Department at 11:17 a.m. received a complaint of someone writing a bad check during the Park City Kimball Arts Festival, which was held in early August. The check bounced, the police said. Public police logs do not indicate the check amount.

On Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10:17 p.m., someone called the police describing that a young person was suspected of having narcotics or drug paraphernalia in Park Meadows. The person suspected of having the goods was riding on a longboard, the police were told.

Graffiti was found on restroom doors on Park Avenue at 1:53 p.m. The police were also told graffiti was discovered in a nearby tunnel.

On Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 10:26 p.m., the police were called to the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard, where a man reportedly had a knife. The police were told he might be in a parking lot, but public police logs do not provide details.

A 3-year-old child was reportedly seen in the road near the Kearns Boulevard-Bonanza Drive intersection at 5:16 p.m.

Someone stopped a police officer at 2:19 p.m. at the Park Avenue-Heber Avenue intersection, telling the officer he might have just seen a most-wanted suspect on a television show. The sighting was two minutes before the police were told, but public police logs do not provide details.

At 11:05 a.m., someone brought ammunition to the Police Department for disposal.

On Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 3:36 p.m., a police officer stopped a driver on suspicion of speeding. The police say the person was driving 57 mph in a 40 mph zone. The driver told the police they were talking to somebody and eating an ice cream cone, according to the Police Department.

On Monday, Sept. 15 at 12:09 p.m., someone told the police a person tried to break into a house on Lucky John Drive.

At 11:09 a.m., graffiti was discovered on a street and on a fence on Morning Star Drive.


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