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The Park City Police Department last week handled at least three cases involving dogs, including one that ended with scratches on a car, according to police logs.

The cases:

On Thursday, April 23 at 9:19 a.m., a dog reportedly scratched a car as it tried to get to another dog that was inside the car. The case occurred on the 1900 block of Woodbine Way.

On Thursday, April 23 at 8:25 a.m., an officer spoke to dog owners about leash laws on the 1200 block of Park Avenue.

On Wednesday, April 22 at 9:35 a.m. a dog was reported to be off a leash on the 1100 block of Woodside Avenue, close to the Park City Library and Education Center.

Leash laws are in effect throughout Park City and surrounding Summit County, but the police frequently receive complaints about dogs off leashes.

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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, April 26 at 9:42 p.m., the police received a report from a security guard that the gate to the skateboard park in City Park had been damaged. The police indicated the case involved criminal mischief. Public police logs did not provide details.

A campfire was seen on Lucky John Drive at 6:07 p.m. A bicycle was also seen, the police said. Public police logs did not provide a more precise location.

At 10:05 a.m., a fire alarm sounded in a building on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police said burned food triggered the alarm.

On Saturday, April 25 at 10:40 p.m., a police officer approached two people in a car on the Mine Road close to the runaway-truck ramp just south of Old Town. They told the police they had never seen a runaway-truck ramp before.

At 9:26 p.m., someone said they lost a wallet on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The wallet contained $5 in cash, two checks worth $150 combined, credit cards and a driver license.

Someone told the police at 9:14 p.m. they heard noises sounding like gunshots on Prospector Drive. Public police logs did not provide details. The police classified the case as suspicious.

Smoke was reported at 5:50 p.m. at the S.R. 224-Payday Drive intersection. The Park City Fire District was called. Public police logs did not indicate whether the firefighters saw smoke or where it was coming from.

Somebody on Aerie Drive called the police at 3:01 p.m., telling dispatchers a driver in an older-model silver Honda Accord had "trespassed his residence," according to police logs. The person was suspicious of the driver and took photographs of the vehicle and the license plate. Public police logs did not indicate whether the Accord was being driven or whether it was parked.

At 9:46 a.m., the police received a complaint from Park Avenue, where somebody indicated their motorcycle might have been stolen two years ago. A motorcycle similar to the missing one is now for sale, the police were told.

A wallet was found on the 1700 block of Park Avenue at 4:02 a.m.

A police officer pulled a driver over at the Deer Valley Drive-Aerie Drive intersection, observing that snow had covered the vehicle’s license plate. The police said it is a traffic offense to have the plate covered, but it is unclear from public police logs whether the person received a ticket.

A drunken-driving case was reported on the 800 block of Main Street at 1:31 a.m.

On Friday, April 24 at 11:36 p.m., the police received a report of somebody seeing flashes of light on Morning Star Drive, possibly sparks from a downed power line. The police said somebody might be lighting fireworks, but the person said he did not hear firework explosions. Just earlier, at 11:26 p.m., firework sounds were heard on the 2500 block of Kearns Boulevard.

At 4:54 p.m., what was described as a minor traffic accident was reported on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive. Nobody was injured, the police said.

A case of credit-card fraud was reported on Prospector Drive at 4:15 p.m.

A cardboard box was seen in the northbound lane of a road at the S.R. 224-Meadows Drive intersection at 3:29 p.m. It was causing problems, the police were told.

At 9:05 a.m., the police received a complaint from a driver who was heading into Park City on U.S. 40. The person told the police another driver tailgated him, swerved around him to pass and then slammed on his brakes after he had gotten in front. The driver was last seen turning onto Sidewinder Drive, the police were told.

On Thursday, April 23 at 5:27 p.m., someone complained about loud music on the 1500 block of Empire Avenue. The music was "rattling the walls in his home," according to the police.

A snowboard was reported stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 5:02 p.m.

Somebody turned in a credit card they found at Quinn’s Junction at 3:20 p.m. The police left a message for the person who lost the card.

An officer warned a driver after watching the person go through a red light on S.R. 224, the police said. The police said it was the first time the driver had been to Park City. "They were looking at the mountains," police logs indicated.

Graffiti was found at 10:38 a.m. on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive. It was discovered behind several businesses.

Jewelry was reportedly taken from a hotel room on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police received the report at 9:55 a.m.

Somebody broke into a car on the 1800 block of Three Kings Drive. A window had been smashed. An iPod music player was missing from inside.

Graffiti was found in two locations within 20 minutes of each other, the first one at 8:51 a.m. on the 1800 block of Prospector Drive and the second on the 1700 block of Sidewinder Drive.

A boy fell off his bike on the 2800 block of Holiday Ranch Loop Road at 7:27 a.m. The police initially received an erroneous report that a driver had hit the boy, but the police said a car had not hit him. The boy and his parents left.

On Wednesday, April 22 at 1:02 p.m., someone told the police a man and a woman driving a white pickup truck on Lucky John Drive were putting bags of leaves into trash cans outside houses where they do not live.

A boy fell off a scooter at 8:13 a.m. on Lucky John Drive, bloodying his nose.

On Tuesday, April 21 at 5:46 p.m., a driver went onto the runaway-truck ramp just south of Old Town and became stuck.

A case of credit-card fraud was reported on Morning Star Drive at 10:36 a.m.

On Monday, April 20 at 9:52 a.m., a wallet was reportedly stolen on the 2000 block of Sidewinder Drive