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Skateboarders reported in Main Street garages

The Park City Police Department last week received two complaints about skateboarders in underground garages on Main Street as they seek a dry place to practice their moves in the winter.

On Thursday, Jan. 7 at 6:52 a.m., kids were reportedly seen skateboarding in an underground garage on the 800 block of Main Street. They refused to leave, the police were told.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Jan. 5 three skateboarders were seen in an underground garage on the 700 block of Main Street at 6:02 a.m.

Skateboarding is a popular sport in Park City in the summer and fall, but there are not places to skate in the winter. Skateboarders, though, are sometimes spotted in garages like the ones who prompted the complaints to the police.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Jan. 10 at 8:36 a.m., the police received a complaint that an information desk and lockers had been broken into the previous night. The case occurred on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details about losses.

Someone contacted the police at 8:09 a.m. reporting several bullets had been found in a building on the 2300 block of Deer Valley Drive. A security officer was keeping the bullets until a police officer could collect them, the police said.

The Police Department received a complaint about tires being slashed on a vehicle on the 1200 block of Kearns Boulevard.

On Saturday, Jan. 9 at 10:49 p.m., the police were called to a nightclub on the 400 block of Main Street to check the authenticity of a woman’s identification. The police, however, indicated to the nightclub officers would not respond to each call asking for identification checks. A little more than an hour earlier, the police responded to a call on the same block from a bartender who reportedly caught a man trying to use someone else’s identification.

At 9:13 p.m., the police received a complaint about slashed tires on a pickup truck on the 1200 block of Kearns Boulevard. The two front tires had been cut, the police were told. Meanwhile, $100 worth of dog-training equipment was taken from the pickup, the police were told.

The police received a complaint at 2:41 p.m. about someone reportedly trying to sell puppies from a sport utility vehicle on the 400 block of Main Street. The person who called the police said the situation was "offensive," according to police logs. The logs, though, did not provide details about the investigation.

At 2:27 p.m., the police received a report that a pickup truck had been broken into inside an underground garage on Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details such as whether anything was taken from inside.

Someone called the police at 12:18 p.m. reporting skis had been stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. They were taken the night before, the police were told. Police officers that morning had patrolled ski racks in the same area looking for people trying to steal skis.

On Friday, Jan. 8 at 9:44 p.m., someone complained about floodlights shining on the 9100 block of Marsac Avenue. The person told the police the Planning Department had suggested they call the police of the floodlights were on, the police said.

An altercation was reported on the 1400 block of Kearns Boulevard at 7:56 p.m. One of the people involved scratched the other’s car with a key, the police were told.

Skis were reported stolen from the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 12:25 p.m.

A vehicle was reportedly broken into in the overnight hours on the 1100 block of Empire Avenue. The police received the report at 10:21 a.m., but public police logs did not provide details such as whether anything was taken from inside.

A hot-air balloon reportedly landed on Morning Sky Court at 9:50 a.m.

On Thursday, Jan. 7 at 8:55 a.m., a stoplight reportedly was out at the Park Avenue-Snow Creek Drive intersection. A crew from the power company was fixing the outage.

On Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 7:22 p.m., a car became stuck in a snow bank on the Mine Road.

Officials at Park City High School at 9:29 a.m. reported a student was truant.

A truck reportedly ran over a stop sign on the Guardsman Connection sometime before 7:24 a.m.

On Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 8:35 a.m., the police received a report that someone was walking up Royal Street wearing dark-colored clothes. The person was difficult to see, the police were told.

Graffiti was reportedly found at 12:06 p.m. on the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive.

A suspected drunken-driving case was reported at 12:26 a.m. on the 1800 block of Prospector Avenue.

On Monday, Jan. 4 at 9:34 a.m. the police received a complaint that construction tools had been taken from a job site in Empire Pass.

At 9:34 a.m., the police received a report that a rental car might have been stolen from the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive. Tow trucks had not taken the vehicle, the police were told.


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