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Kids left in cars on two occasions, but the children are found just fine

The Park City Police Department received at least two calls last week concerning children left in cars, with the police reporting the kids were fine in each of the cases.

On Saturday, Nov. 22 at 1:34 p.m., the police received a report of a child being left in a car on Main Street. The police were told the child had possibly been inside for 20 minutes. The child looked fine, according to the police. Someone later showed up and drove away.

Meanwhile, on Monday, Nov. 17 at 4:54 p.m., a baby was seen locked in a vehicle on the 2800 block of Sidewinder Drive. The baby was OK, the police said.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Nov. 23 at 11:08 a.m., someone hung up on the operator after calling 911 from the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard. The authorities called the number back, but they were hung up on again. The police found two children playing with the phone.

The police were told of a fight on the 1700 block of Bonanza Drive at 10:11 a.m., with two men battling after an argument. They were separated, but one of the man’s eyes was swollen, the police said.

A clerk chased a man after a report of the person stealing beer from a store on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The man ran to a nearby hotel. Public police logs do not provide details.

A drunken-driving case was reported at 1:28 a.m. at the Deer Valley Drive-Park Avenue intersection.

On Saturday, Nov. 22 at 1:06 p.m. a cell phone was reportedly taken from a locker room at Park City High School.

On Friday, Nov. 21 at 6:39 p.m., a fire alarm sounded at a house on Doc Holliday Drive. The police said a steam shower triggered the alarm.

The police were called to the 2200 block of Monitor Drive at 5:03 p.m., when a vehicle was reportedly "burning tires" in a parking lot.

A police officer pulled over a driver on Interstate 80 at 7:18 a.m., warning the person for what is described as a lane violation. The police said the driver was swerving while driving westbound on the highway. Park City police officers rarely make traffic stops outside the city limits.

On Thursday, Nov. 20 at 10:35 p.m., nightclub workers on the 300 block of Main Street found two people with fake identifications. The workers held one of them. The other left.

A driver reportedly hit a dog on Kearns Boulevard at 6:43 p.m. The police, however, did not find the dog.

Two moose were seen close to the Kearns Boulevard-Monitor Drive intersection at 10:54 a.m. Wildlife recently started to descend from higher elevations as snow moved in.

Someone told the police at 10:13 a.m. three televisions were stolen from a house that is under construction on Lowell Avenue. The police were told the TVs were taken several days before.

A police officer warned construction workers against parking in a school zone on the 2000 block of Lucky John Drive. The parked vehicles forced kids to walk in the street, the police said.

On Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 11:03 p.m., two men were seen spray painting a van on the 900 block of Park Avenue. One of the men wore a camouflage-style jacket. The other had on black-colored clothes.

A vehicle reportedly caught fire on the 1200 block of Iron Horse Drive at 3:34 p.m. Investigating officers, however, did not find a problem.

Park City High School officials reported truant students at 1:02 p.m. and 1:05 p.m.

On Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 12:01 a.m., an assault was reported. The police said the suspect was a man wearing a black-colored beanie, a black shirt and jeans.

On Monday, Nov. 17 at 1:23 p.m., someone called the police to Lowell Avenue., where the person reported a damaged garage door. The police were told it appeared someone had run into it, and there was concern a burglary occurred. Investigating officers found the damage, but they said a burglary had not occurred.


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