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Police Blotter


Someone tries to hoard a parking spot on busy Main Street

The Park City Police Department last week received a complaint about someone reportedly trying to hoard a parking spot on Main Street during the busy period between Christmas and New Year’s.

According to the police, the complaint was filed on Monday, Dec. 28 at 6:11 p.m. The police were told people were keeping drivers from parking in the spot.

Public police logs did not provide details like the location of the parking spot.

Main Street was busy at that time as holiday crowds headed to the street for dinner and entertainment.

Parking is oftentimes tough to find on Main Street during the week between Christmas and New Year’s as well as other busy periods, even as there are hundreds of free spots to park in lots on Swede Alley and the China Bridge garage.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Jan. 3 at11:15 p.m., someone reportedly struck a vehicle and left the scene at the China Bridge garage. The person told the police someone parked a vehicle next to his, hit his vehicle and then left.

A fistfight was reported on Kearns Boulevard at 10:55 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details about the confrontation.

At 8:01 a.m., someone on Prospector Avenue reported an office had been burglarized. The case occurred sometime between Friday and the time the Police Department was called. Public police logs did not provide details, including if anything was reported missing from the office.

The police were called to Silver Cloud Drive at 6 p.m., when a party was reported. The police were told vehicles were parked on both sides of the street. Other drivers could not make it through that section of street, the police were told.

A fire reportedly broke out on a power pole on Woodside Avenue at 9:45 a.m. The power company was contacted. Public police logs did not provide details about the fire.

Four people were reportedly seen fighting close to the pedestrian bridge that spans lower Main Street at 12:21 a.m. Three men and one woman were involved in the fight, the police were told.

On Saturday, Jan. 2 at 11:21 p.m., a woman and a friend of hers told the police they had been asked to leave a nightclub on the 400 block of Main Street. They wanted their money back from the nightclub, the police said. It was not clear from public police logs why the women had been asked to leave.

On Friday, Jan. 1 at 6:23 p.m., a box spring reportedly fell onto the roadway on S.R. 224. A Park City police officer helped the driver put the box spring back onto a vehicle.

The Police Department received a complaint from Royal Street at 6 p.m. involving what was described as a dispute about a firing. The police were told a worker was fired earlier in the day. The tires on a car driven by another worker were discovered slashed, the police were told.

A suspected drunken-driving case was reported on the 2200 block of Monitor Drive at 1:34 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details, including whether someone was arrested.

On Thursday, Dec. 31 at 7:57 p.m., the police received a report that a cash machine had been forced open. The machine is located on the 1100 block of Snow Creek Drive. Public police logs did not provide details. It was not clear from the logs whether someone stole money from the cash machine.

On Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 9:17 a.m., someone on Sun Ridge Drive called the police reporting eggs had been thrown at the house. The police were also told a window on the house was broken.

At 8:33 a.m., the Police Department was told of a suspected forgery case on Prospector Avenue. According to police logs, a former employee had taken checks from a business and cashed them. Public police logs did not provide details, including a dollar amount attached to the case.

At 12:24 a.m., a suspected drunken driver was stopped at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Wyatt Earp Way.

At 12:20 a.m., a suspected drunken driver was stopped on S.R. 248.

On Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 5:44 p.m., a moose was seen at the S.R. 224-Meadows Drive intersection.

At 11:08 a.m., the Police Department received a complaint that a window on a car had been broken the night before on Kearns Boulevard. It was not clear from public police logs whether anything was taken from inside.

On Monday, Dec. 28 at 1:40 p.m., a driver hit another vehicle and left the scene. The accident was reported on the 1600 block of Bonanza Drive.

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