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Boy seen with an air gun in Park Meadows, prompting a visit from the police

The Park City Police Department on Friday, April 10 received a report of a boy with a gun on Lucky John Drive.

According to police logs, the, boy, described to be in his teens, walked into a house on the Park Meadows street. An officer investigated and found that the weapon was an air gun. Some kids were playing, the police said after investigating the report.

The police since late March have received two reports of young people with guns. One of the cases was reported at the Park City Library and Education Center. The other was on the 1800 block of Prospector Avenue.

Meanwhile, a man was reportedly seen with a pistol on the 1700 block of Park Avenue in early April, but the police said that case was unfounded.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department.

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On Sunday, April 12 at 9:22 a.m., a police officer pulled over a driver at the Kearns Boulevard-Comstock Drive intersection, warning the driver for following another vehicle too closely. According to police logs, the driver was not following two seconds behind.

At 7:42 a.m., the police responded to a report on the 2400 block of Sidewinder Drive, where the door on a side gate had been broken off the hinges. The police classify the case as suspicious.

The police handled a drunken-driving case on the 500 block of Swede Alley at 1:23 a.m. Public police logs do not provide details, and it is unclear from the logs whether the police arrested anybody.

A man called the police at 12:17 a.m. on behalf of his wife, who said somebody "tried to grab her" while she was on Main Street. She took a taxi home, the police were told. The police censored part of the log, but the case is classified as an assault.

A taxi driver contacted the police at 6:57 a.m., saying that a passenger who seemed disoriented to the driver had just been dropped off on Daly Avenue. The police were told the passenger might have been intoxicated.

On Saturday, April 11 at 11:31 p.m., someone on Norfolk Avenue called the police reporting between two and four loud sounds that seemed to be gunshots. The person told the police the noises had been heard before. Police officers who investigated did not discover a source for the noise.

A vehicle parked on Meadows Drive reportedly had its tires slashed. A hubcap was found in the road. The police received the report at 7:01 p.m.

A fire alarm sounded at Treasure Mountain International School at 11:34 a.m. The police said dust from a construction crew tripped the fire alarm.

A water-line break was reported on Oak Rim Lane at 8:20 a.m. Water had spilled onto a lawn and the road, the police were told.

At 7:06 a.m., a woman went to the police station on Park Avenue with a purse she said she had discovered in a rented vehicle. The person left the purse with the police.

On Friday, April 10, at 4:29 p.m., a man went to the police station to report losing a wallet at a nightclub on the 300 block of Main Street. The person told the police he needed assistance with identification in order to board a plane.

The police were told of a case possibly involving credit-card fraud on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 2:30 p.m.

On Thursday, April 9 at 8:06 p.m., kids were reportedly screaming and playing loud music on the 1500 block of Empire Avenue.

Skis were reported stolen on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 3:31 p.m.

Somebody reported a car break-in on the 1000 block of Park Avenue at 3:07 p.m. According to the police, a passenger-side window was broken and an iPod music player was taken from inside.

At 12:31 a.m., the police received a complaint about a fight between two dogs on the 400 block of Main Street. A pit bull with cream-colored fur attacked a Labrador, the police were told.

The police received a 10:31 a.m. report of a theft from a construction company on Woodbine Way, with dispatchers being told employees had taken thousands of dollars worth of "stuff." Public police logs do not provide details about what was reportedly taken or the value.

A 42-inch television was reportedly taken from the wall of a room on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue at 8:52 a.m. Other items, which public police logs do not detail, were taken as well, the police were told.

A moose was seen on the road close to the Main Street-Deer Valley Drive intersection at 6:54 a.m. The animal ambled toward a hillside close to Aerie Drive.

On Tuesday, April 7 at 9:09 p.m. a porch was reported to be on fire on Eagle View Court.

At 2:41 p.m., the police received a complaint from the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard, where kids were seen hiding behind cars and throwing snowballs at passing vehicles. The kids hit two school buses, the police were told.

Graffiti was seen on the first level of the China Bridge parking garage at 10:10 a.m.

On Monday, April 6 at 8:17 p.m., the police received a complaint that somebody might have taken some jackets from a store on Main Street.

Money was reportedly taken from a room on the 2200 block of Park Avenue at 6:28 p.m. Public police logs do not provide details, but the police classify the case as a theft.

Boxes of soda were reportedly stolen from the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive. The police received the report at 2:48 p.m., but the soda was taken two days before, according to police logs.