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Global Positioning System, iPod taken in separate vehicle break-ins

The Park City Police Department last week received at least two calls about vehicle break-ins, with the thieves interested in electronics.

Some of the cases included:

On Thursday, April 16 at 9:49 a.m., someone reported a sport utility vehicle had been broken into. Windows were broken and a Global Positioning System had been taken from inside.

On Thursday, April 16 at 8 44 a.m. someone contacted the police about a vehicle break-in on the 900 block of Park Avenue. An iPod portable music player was taken from inside. A passenger-side window had been broken.

Vehicle break-ins occur regularly in Park City. The police warn people not to keep valuables in eyesight inside parked cars.

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Anybody with information about the break-ins may call the police at 615-5500 or the Police Department’s anonymous-tip line, 615-5847.

On Sunday, April 19 at 10:03 p.m., the police were called to investigate a report of a party on Thistle Street. A neighbor told the police the house is in the rental pool, but it might not have been rented at that time. The caller told the police people might be inside without permission. Public police logs do not provide details.

At 8:29 p.m., a woman contacted the police from the 1700 block of Park Avenue, where she could not find her husband. An officer contacted the man and the couple reunited, the police said.

Someone called the police from the 1300 block of Sullivan Road at 7:12 p.m. with a complaint about people playing loud music at City Park. The man was trying to put the kids to sleep, but the music was loud enough it was "vibrating his walls," according to the police.

A drunken-driving case was reported at 4:37 a.m. on S.R. 248 close to Quinn’s Junction. Public police logs do not provide details, and it is unclear whether somebody was arrested.

A fight was called in to the police at 1:39 a.m. at the Main Street-Heber Avenue intersection. An ambulance was called for two men, but public police logs do not provide details about their injuries.

A driver in a Mustang was involved in an accident at 1:04 a.m. on Deer Valley Drive, with the police reporting that the car drover into a ditch on the side of the road.

On Saturday, April 18 at 9:02 p.m., a person approached a police officer asking to borrow a flashlight. A child’s pacifier had fallen, and the person wanted to use the flashlight to find the pacifier, the police said.

A loud party was reported on Ridge Avenue at 2:20 a.m., but a police officer who investigated did not find one.

At 2:16 a.m., some people were reportedly playing their car stereos loudly on the 2200 block of Monitor Drive. Officers were unable to find the people.

On Friday, April 17 at 4:26 p.m., the police were told of a hitchhiker in the Solamere neighborhood. The man was in his 30s and was wearing a gray trench coat, the police were told. The police classified the case as suspicious.

A case of credit-card fraud was reported in Park City at 3:56 p.m. Someone went to the police station to report the case. It involved an online transaction, police logs said, but they do not provide details.

A suspected shoplifter was reported on the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive at 1:14 p.m. Public police logs do not provide details about what was reported taken.

On Thursday, April 16 at 10:48 a.m., the police spoke with somebody who was reportedly posting fliers on the 400 block of Main Street advertising a new restaurant. The owner did not realize there are City Hall regulations prohibiting fliers, the police said.

A drunken-driving case was reported at 1:27 a.m. on the 1500 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs do not provide details about the case, including whether an arrest was made.

On Wednesday, April 15 at 6:07 p.m., a traffic accident was reported at the Prospector Avenue-Gold Dust Lane intersection. Nobody was injured, the police said.

A traffic accident was reported in a parking lot on the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive at 3:38 p.m. The police said nobody was injured.

A traffic accident was called in from the 2100 block of Solamere Drive at 3:17 p.m. No one was injured, the police said.

On Tuesday, April 14 at 5:04 p.m. skis were reported stolen at Park City Mountain Resort.

A camera and a flash were reported stolen from the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 4:34 p.m.

On Monday, April 13 at 1:51 p.m., three kids were reportedly seen drinking beer on the Rail Trail close to the 1800 block of Prospector Avenue.

At 12:27 p.m., the police received a complaint that a car might have been stolen from Park Avenue the night before.