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Bicyclists continue to encroach on the skateboard park

The Park City Police Department received reports of bicyclists at the skateboard park in City Park, continuing a string of similar complaints.

According to the police, a bicyclist was seen in the park at 12:42 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6. A responding officer found two bicyclists and told them to leave.

At 6:42 p.m. on Monday, May 4, meanwhile, an officer asked people on bicycles to leave the skate park.

Bicyclists are not allowed in the skateboard park, which is popular with skateboarders and inline skaters. Bicyclists, though, are sometimes seen in the park.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

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On Sunday, May 10 at 4:02 a.m., the police received a complaint of an assault on the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive. Just earlier, at 3:15 a.m., an assault was reported on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard. Public police logs do not provide details about either of the cases.

The police were told of a party in a hot tub on Sidewinder Drive at 2:09 a.m. The hot tub is at a home with a for-sale sign, the police were told. The person who called the police indicated it was the second consecutive night people were noisy.

A police officer warned a driver not to drive without headlights on at the Deer Valley Drive-Heber Avenue intersection. The officer stopped the person at 1:42 a.m. and warned the driver for not having proof of insurance.

On Saturday, May 9 at 11:14 p.m., the police warned a person against having an open container of alcohol at the Main Street-4th Street intersection.

The police came across a limousine that was stopped in a fire lane near the intersection of Park Avenue and 9th Street at 10:20 p.m. The driver indicated the vehicle will be moved.

Officers were told somebody might be engaging in drug activity on the 1600 block of Short Line Road at 4:16 p.m. The person told the police a black BMW was in a handicapped zone, but the call disconnected, according to the police. The Police Department classified the case as suspicious, but public police logs do not provide details.

The police were called after somebody encountered problems on a hillside overlooking the Rail Trail. Public police logs do not provide details about the person, though. The call came from Sidewinder Drive at 7:49 a.m.

On Friday, May 8, a police officer warned people for having dogs off leashes at City Park.

At 12:18 p.m., the police were called to the 1700 block of Park Avenue after two men reportedly ran into a grocery store, grabbed beer and fled. They headed northbound on S.R. 224 in a maroon-colored Mitsubishi.

Dust triggered a sprinkler system to start at 11:36 a.m. in a building on Park Avenue, the police said. The Park City Fire District responded as well, but the call to the firefighters was canceled.

At 7:57 a.m., a hot-air balloon reportedly landed in a parking lot outside the Park City Ice Arena. It was gone by the time the police arrived.

On Thursday, May 7 at 9:46 p.m., a truck hit a car on Sidewinder Drive and left, the police were told. The truck is big and white, according to the police.

Somebody stole liquor on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive at 7:43 p.m.

A flower arrangement was reported stolen from Stein Way at 2:11 p.m. Public police logs do not provide details.

Kids might have been throwing rocks at vehicles on S.R. 248 just east of Prospector, the police were told. A muddy rock hit a windshield, a driver told the police.

Two students were reported truant from school just before 9 a.m. One was supposed to be at Park City High School. The other was supposed to be at Treasure Mountain International School.

On Wednesday, May 6 at 2:44 p.m., an alarm went off at the McPolin Farm. The police said a woman conducting a tour on the grounds opened a door that was protected with the alarm.

At 10:24 a.m., a wedding ring was reported stolen on the 900 block of Park Avenue. A cleaning crew might have taken the ring, the police were told. Public police logs do not provide details about the ring’s value.

On Tuesday, May 5 at 5 p.m., the police received a call from Pinehurst Court, where somebody might have provided a bad check. The police were told somebody was asked to cover $4,000 worth of furniture. The suspect is from London.

A concession stand at Park City High School was reportedly broken into and vandalized sometime before 2:36 p.m.

On Monday, May 4 at 7:46 p.m., a car window was discovered broken out on the 1900 block of Homestake Road. The police were told it appeared nothing was missing from inside.

A drunken-driving case was reported near the Sidewinder Drive-Poison Creek Lane intersection at 1:48 a.m. Public police logs do not provide details.