October 7, 2008
Man barges into hotel rooms, causes ‘a scene’ in Old Town
Park City police officers were called to the 200 block of Heber Avenue at 1:53 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, when a man, who was reportedly drunk, was "causing a scene" in a hotel, according to police logs.
The person barged into rooms, the police were told. The person who called the police hung up on dispatchers to chase the man, the police said. The man later returned to his room.
Public police logs do not provide details, including whose rooms the man reportedly entered.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Oct. 5 at 12:53 a.m., the police were called when a woman’s scream was heard and a door slammed. Officers, however, did not locate anybody with problems.
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A prowler was reportedly seen on Paddington Drive at 1 a.m. Police officers did not find the person.
On Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10:17 p.m., the police were called to intervene in a fight reported on the 1600 block of Iron Horse Loop. The police were told eight men were involved, and the fight was reported in front of an apartment. The people were gone by the time officers arrived.
A theft was reported in a store on the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive at 3:35 p.m. The case occurred the day before, the police were told. Public police logs do not provide details, including what was reportedly taken.
The Police Department received a call at 10 a.m. from someone on Main Street wanting to express concerns about animal-rights activists. The activists sometimes stake out locations close to fur or leather stores on Main Street.
Someone at a hotel in Prospector told the police at 9:16 a.m. that several televisions had been stolen in the previous two weeks. The night before, meanwhile, two computers were taken from the business office, the police were told.
A house on Crestline Drive was toilet-papered the night before. The police received the complaint at 8:40 a.m.
A person was seen sleeping in a vehicle on the 500 block of Main Street at 5:21 a.m.
On Friday, Oct. 3 at 11:04 p.m., the police were told some people were in the Guardsman Pass area making a bonfire on a dirt road. Five vehicles were seen, the police said. When officers arrived, though, they did not find anybody. There was no bonfire.
A moose was seen on streets near the Sidewinder Drive-Annie Oakley Drive intersection at 7:19 p.m.
The police received a complaint at 8:05 a.m. of a boat parked on Ina Avenue impeding pedestrians. The police were told children were forced to walk in the street to get around the boat.
On Thursday, Oct. 2 at 5:24 p.m., a dark-green backpack was discovered at a bus stop on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The police said the backpack was empty.
On Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 9:23 p.m., fireworks were reported on Captain Molly Drive.
At 9:18 p.m., a sprinkler broke on the 500 block of Deer Valley Drive. The report to the Police Department indicated a water line was broken, but an investigation determined it was a sprinkler. The police were told water was flowing down the street.
Someone at 3:34 p.m. contacted the police from Vantage Court, where a home was reportedly broken into. The person told the police "important information" was erased from a cell phone and a laptop computer.
Park City High School officials at 10:06 a.m. told the Police Department some students were truant. Public police logs do not indicate how many students did not show up for classes.
At 9:05 a.m., a hot-air balloon pilot attempted to land a balloon on the 1200 block of Little Kate Road, near the Racquet Club.
At 12:30 a.m., two loud sounds, similar to shotgun blasts, were reported on the 2700 block of Kearns Boulevard. The police said they were unable to find anybody responsible for the noises.
On Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8:08 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard. Nobody was injured, the police said.
At 9:12 a.m., students were reportedly seen at a convenience store on Kearns Boulevard instead of at school. The police consider the case a truancy report.
At 6:14 a.m., a man wearing a greenish-blue jacket was seen on the 1800 block of Park Avenue, where he was reportedly sleeping next to a restaurant. The man, who the police were told appeared to be in his mid-40s, had spent the night there, according to the Police Department. He was asked to leave.
On Monday, Sept. 29 at 4:41 p.m., a police officer warned a dog owner for having the pet off a leash.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 1:23 p.m. on the 500 block of Main Street.