June 15, 2010
Police Department told of graffiti found in tunnel, Iron Horse neighborhood
The Park City Police Department received at least three complaints about graffiti last week, with one of them being in a pedestrian-bicyclist tunnel.
On Wednesday, June 9, the police received two complaints about graffiti from the 1600 block of Iron Horse Loop, with the reports being filed at12:38 a.m. and 12:50 a.m.
Meanwhile, graffiti was found inside a tunnel at the Bonanza Drive-Deer Valley Drive intersection at 8:12 a.m. on Monday, June 7.
There has been a series of graffiti reports to the Police Department in recent weeks. If the graffiti is found on public property, City Hall normally paints over the tagging quickly, but the graffiti sometimes remains for an extended period if it is on private property.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
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On Sunday, June 13 at 10:16 p.m., someone on Park Avenue reported fraudulent charges were made on a credit card. It was not clear whether the charges were made on Park Avenue or Sidewinder Avenue.
The Police Department was called to Aspen Springs Drive at 7:48 p.m., when lots of smoke reportedly was seen coming from a house’s chimney. The Park City Fire District was called as well, but public police logs did not provide details.
Two trucks reportedly were blocking the road on the 900 block of Park Avenue.
At 3:47 p.m., the police were told of a white sedan parked at a corner on the 1000 block of Park Avenue, reportedly too close to the corner. Someone told the police they were almost struck because the sedan blocked the view.
Someone called the police at 1:48 a.m., wanting help getting their daughter home from the China Bridge garage. The daughter was intoxicated, the police were told. Later that morning, at 3:04 a.m., the police indicated they would monitor a vehicle that was apparently left from the earlier call.
People were seen kicking garbage cans on Main Street at 1:40 a.m.
A suspected intoxication case was reported at the Kearns Boulevard-Monitor Drive intersection at 12:38 a.m.
On Saturday, June 12 at 4:32 p.m., someone told the police they saw ducks close to the S.R. 248 divider along the S.R. 248 entryway. The ducks were headed inbound, the police were told.
At 11:27 a.m., a burglary was reported on Marilyn Court. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police were called to Park Avenue at 5:29 a.m. after someone smelled a natural-gas scent emanating from a home. The caller told the police someone might have tampered with the ventilation system. The police said the case was unfounded.
On Friday, June 11 at 7:50 p.m., someone reported two large rocks had fallen onto the roadway on Marsac Avenue close to the Mine Road.
At 11:23 a.m., someone on Yonex Court approached the Police Department with a question about carrying a concealed weapon in Utah.
A vandalism case was reported to the police on the 200 block of Main Street at 10:41 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Thursday, June 10 at 8:21 p.m. a bicycle was reportedly stolen from a garage on Prospector Avenue. The bicycle disappeared sometime between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., the police were told.
At 10:32 a.m., a baby moose was seen stuck on the road along S.R. 248 just east of Prospector. The baby moose was running back and forth causing a traffic problem, the police were told. Earlier, at 6:37 a.m., a moose was seen attempting to cross the road on the 2700 block of Kearns Boulevard.
On Wednesday, June 9 at 5:59 p.m. someone called the police from Fenchurch Drive, reporting a white van with two flat tires had been left at the same spot for 10 days.
A man riding a bicycle crashed on the 1700 block of Kearns Boulevard at 3:26 p.m. He suffered scrapes, the police said.
A bicyclist was seen in the skateboard park in City Park at 2:44 p.m.
At 7:51 a.m., a woman called the police saying an unknown man was in her bed. He tried to leave, and the police classified the case as trespassing. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Tuesday, June 8 at 7:56 p.m., the police were told live ammunition was found inside a bathroom in Old Town.
Three young men were seen atop a waterworks building off Aerie Drive at 2:25 p.m.
On Monday, June 7 at 5:31 p.m., a driver nearly hit a pedestrian in a crosswalk at the Kearns Boulevard-Wyatt Earp Way intersection, the police said.
At 1:57 p.m., the police received a complaint that a woman’s father was using her identity online.
A person in Deer Mountain contacted the police at 12:16 p.m. asking about wanting to give their son a hunting knife to carry in his car. The person wanted to find out if that was legal. The Police Department referred the person to the authorities in Wasatch County, where Deer Mountain is situated.