May 26, 2009
At least two vehicles broken into in Park City
The Park City Police Department received at least two reports of vehicle break-ins last week.
On Sunday, May 24 at 11:04 a.m., when someone on the 1400 block of Lowell Avenue reported a break-in. Public police logs do not provide details about whether anything was taken from inside.
On May 24 at 10:26 a.m., when a report of a break-in was received on the 2400 block of Monitor Drive. A cell phone and wallet were taken, the police said.
The Police Department regularly receives complaints about vehicle break-ins, with the cases typically occurring throughout Park City.
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The police have long recommended people lock their vehicles and not keep valuables inside. Burglars frequently look for electronics when they break into cars.
Other incidents reported to the police last week included:
On Sunday, May 24 at approximately 9 p.m., the police were on the 1700 block of Sidewinder Drive watching a store after two men, reported to be in a green-colored truck, aggressively approached customers.
The Police Department received a complaint about noises sounding like gunshots or fireworks on Kearns Boulevard close to Park City High School. The police received the report at 6:21 p.m. The police classified the case as suspicious.
An assault was reported on FJ Gillmor Way at 1:45 p.m. The suspect wore a gray shirt, dark blue shorts and a white hat, the police were told.
On Saturday, May 23 at 8:37 p.m., little kids were reportedly seen ringing doorbells on Ina Avenue and running away.
An electrical box was turned off on the 2000 block of Sidewinder Drive at 3:56 p.m. Public police logs indicate the case was criminal mischief and might have also involved spray paint.
At 11:02 a.m., a driver was caught speeding 54 mph in a 35 mph zone at the Kearns Boulevard-Comstock Drive intersection. Public police logs do not provide details, including whether the driver was ticketed.
On Friday, May 22 at 8:19 p.m., a fox was seen in the road on Aerie Drive. The animal might have been injured, the police were told.
A person approached the Police Department at 5:17 p.m. saying he needed to register a collection of antique guns. Public police logs do not indicate where the person lives. The logs also do not provide details about the antique guns.
On Thursday, May 21 at 11:31 p.m., water was reportedly leaking from the ceiling at the Racquet Club.
Graffiti was discovered on a building on the 1900 block of Prospector Avenue at 11:09 p.m.
A small retaining wall reportedly fell over sometime before 8:10 a.m., allowing a few small boulders to roll onto an Old Town road. An officer removed the boulders. It was unclear from public police logs whether the boulders were on Hillside Avenue or Daly Avenue, two streets that are close to each other in the southern reaches of Old Town.
On Wednesday, May 20 at 3:51 p.m., someone on Butch Cassidy Court told the police of a case involving credit-card fraud over the Internet. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Tuesday, May 19 at 6:50 p.m., bicyclists were reported at the skateboard park in City Park. The park prohibits bicyclists. Earlier that day, at 4:32 p.m., bicyclists were seen at the park as well.
Two truancy cases were reported at Park City High School, one at 7:21 a.m. and the other shortly afterward.
On Monday, May 18 at 9:19 p.m., a driver reportedly struck a deer at the S.R. 224-Meadows Drive intersection. The animal appeared to be dead.
The police received a complaint of a fraudulent charge on a credit card at 8:13 a.m. The complaint came from the 600 block of Park Avenue.