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Bicyclists, apparently breaking the rules, spotted in the skateboard park

The Park City Police Department last week received at least one complaint of bicyclists riding in the skateboard park at City Park, continuing a long-running series of similar reports.

On Saturday, Sept. 26 at 1:11 p.m., two boys were seen riding bicycles in the skateboard park in City Park.

Bicyclists are prohibited from using the skateboard park, but they are occasionally seen inside anyway. If the police see them, officers typically warn them to leave the park.

City Hall has built a dirt-jump park on the edge of Park Meadows designed for bicyclists.

Meanwhile, in an unrelated episode, on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 4:58 p.m., bicycles were reportedly stolen from the skateboard park at City Park.

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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 11:04 a.m., someone told the police he found a bicycle that had been taken earlier in the morning. The person told the police the bike was on upper Main Street after it was taken on Norfolk Avenue earlier. The person told the police another bicycle found nearby might have also been taken.

Someone broke into a car parked in a garage on Park Avenue sometime before 1:54 a.m. A purse was missing, the police were told.

The police were called after a woman reportedly refused to pay a taxi fare on Park Avenue at 1:14 a.m. The woman also reportedly tried to steal something from inside the taxi, the police said.

A drunken-driving case was reported on S.R. 224 at 12:23 a.m. Public police logs do not provide details, and it was unclear whether someone was arrested in the case.

On Saturday, Sept. 26 at 8:50 a.m., the police received a complaint that a construction crew struck a gas line on Telemark Drive. The Park City Fire District was summoned.

A hotel staffer called the police to the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive at 6:42 a.m., with the hotel telling dispatchers assistance was needed with evicting two men. They were not guests at the hotel and appeared to be intoxicated, the police were told.

On Friday, Sept. 25 at 9:18 p.m., a suspected intoxication case was reported at Park City High School.

At 8:08 a.m., a student was reported to be truant from Park City High School.

Two men were reportedly seen fighting on the 300 block of Main Street at 12:37 a.m. The police were told they had been separated.

On Thursday, Sept. 24 at 8:47 p.m., a Park City High School official called the police asking for help from the Park City Fire District in putting out a bonfire.

Someone told the police a credit card was found in a Main Street parking meter at 1:10 p.m. The cardholder returned for the credit card.

Garbage cans were reportedly stolen sometime before 9:53 a.m. on Lowell Avenue.

Someone called the police at 7:45 a.m. complaining that a cement truck ran a person off the road on S.R. 248 as it approached Prospector. The driver honked at the person, the police were told.

Fireworks were reported on Empire Avenue at 3:51 a.m.

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, a student reportedly was truant from Treasure Mountain International School at 9:14 a.m.

On Monday, Sept. 21 at 12:12 p.m., a loose black Labrador was seen darting in and out of traffic on the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at the Racquet Club at 9:52 a.m.

Two truancy cases were reported at Treasure Mountain International School, with the reports coming in quick succession at just before 9 a.m.

At 7:53 a.m., a student was reported truant from Park City High School.