Officers must put down deer after traffic accidents in Park City
Park City police officers were called to at least two accidents involving drivers and deer recently.
The animals were injured in each of the cases and needed to be put down.
On Monday, Nov. 24 at 11:51 p.m., a driver hit a deer on S.R. 224 just north of the state highway’s intersection with S.R. 248.
At 6:46 a.m. that day, a vehicle hit a deer on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive. The small deer survived the accident, the police said but it was injured and remained in the road.
Accidents involving deer are common in the Park City area, where herds of deer live.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Nov. 30 at 9:33 p.m. a person driving a sport utility vehicle hit another vehicle on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard and left. The police said the other vehicle suffered damage to the passenger side and the rear.
The police wrote a ticket to a parked sport utility vehicle that reportedly blocked a driveway on the 1200 block of Empire Avenue.
At 9:56 a.m., three people went to the Police Station to talk about two girlfriends who they said disappeared the night before. The two, though, were located. Public police logs do not indicate where they disappeared or where they were found.
Someone reported smelling natural gas in a garage on Little Kate Road at 9:55 a.m.
The Police Department received two complaints within five minutes of each other, the first at 9:19 a.m., of an open mailbox at McPolin Elementary School. The police were told there was a large amount of mail inside. Officers guarded the mail until it could be retrieved.
At 9:01 a.m., a broken cabinet was found on Kearns Boulevard just east of the schools complex. Officers retrieved as many of the pieces as they could and moved them out of the road.
A police officer pulled over a driver at 3:19 a.m. on the 1100 block of Little Kate Road, saying the person was stopped at a stop sign for "a long time." Three vehicles were lined up behind the driver, the police said.
An officer stopped a driver at 1:47 a.m. at the Kearns Boulevard-Wyatt Earp Way intersection, claiming the person was speeding. The police said the person was traveling at 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. Public police logs did not provide details about a ticket.
On Saturday, Nov. 29 at 9:29 p.m., a fight was reported on the 700 block of Main Street. Three men were involved, the police were told. Others broke them up and they went to a nearby nightclub, according to the police.
A business was reported to have been vandalized sometime before 9:59 a.m. on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive. Public police logs do not provide details.
At 1:36 a.m., a man, who was reported to be drunk, fell off a curb, cutting himself on his face, on the 500 block of Main Street. line>standers offered assistance, but the police said he ran away northbound on Main Street.
At 1:22 a.m., four men were seen fighting outside a nightclub on the 200 block of Main Street.
On Friday, Nov. 28 at 11:59 p.m., someone reported two restaurant signs being stolen from the 700 block of Main Street.
Two people were seen throwing fireworks on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue at 5:13 p.m.
Animal-rights protesters were seen on Main Street at 1:43 p.m.
Several vehicles slid off the road on Marsac Avenue and the Mine Road at approximately 7:16 a.m.
On Thursday, Nov. 27 at 12:57 p.m., a woman reportedly fell on the ice at the Park City Ice Arena. An ambulance was called, but public police logs do not provide details about her injuries.
On Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 4:09 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in the China Bridge garage. A driver backed into another vehicle, the police said.
Someone on the 7700 block of Stein’s Way reported at 3:25 p.m. a credit card had been stolen. The police were told the card had been used at four or five places, with the bills reaching $3,000.
At 1:09 p.m., the police received a complaint from the 1900 block of Homestake Road, where someone complained of a rock being thrown through a vehicle’s window. It was thrown through the front passenger window. The rock was still inside. The police were told nothing was stolen.
A horse became loose near the National Ability Center campus at Quinn’s Junction at 9:03 a.m.
On Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 1:46 p.m., bicyclists were seen in the skate park at City Park. Bicycles are banned from the park.
At 4:52 a.m., a vehicle was seen parked on a sidewalk on the 200 block of Heber Avenue.
A drunken-driving case was reported at 12:23 a.m. on S.R. 248. Public police logs did not provide details.
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