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Fireworks reported on the roof of a house, outside a living room window

The Park City Police Department last week received a series of complaints about fireworks being set off in the city, typical fare for the period around Independence Day.

On Monday, July 5 at 10:02 p.m., someone on Little Kate Road called the police, reporting that a "giant" firework had landed on a house, the police said. The people setting off the fireworks appeared to be on Creek Drive, the police were told. The person who called indicated the firework landed on the roof, but there was no smoke coming from the location.

On Sunday, July 11 at 10:51 p.m., meanwhile, the Police Department received a complaint of a firecracker exploding close to someone’s living room window on Little Kate Road. Kids were possibly involved, the police said. The report was one of a series of complaints about post-Independence Day fireworks around Park City.

There were a number of other complaints as well at different times across much of Park City.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, July 11 at 8:33 p.m., the police received a report about what was described as a large piece of graffiti discovered on a wall of a building on the 400 block of Main Street. The wall faces south, the police were told. The police, though, indicated that the graffiti was not new.

A couch and other undisclosed items were reportedly seen in the road on Kearns Boulevard. The police were told there might be a traffic hazard.

The Police Department received information from a parent about a 5-year-old boy who had been caught stealing while on a trip outside of Utah. A parent wanted a police officer to talk to the boy. Public police logs did not provide details about what the boy reportedly took. The police received the information at 1:58 p.m.

Someone on Three Kings Drive at 6:23 a.m. reported there being up to 10 people intoxicated and being loud.

An assault was reported on the 1100 block of Deer Valley Drive at 2:09 a.m., with the police being told one of the people involved tried to steal $80. Public police logs did not provide details about the altercation.

On Saturday, July 10 at 10:40 p.m., a loud party was reported on the 2000 block of Meadows Drive. A band was performing, the police were told.

An officer warned someone for not having a dog on a leash at 11:45 a.m. on Prospector Drive close to a trail.

Someone reportedly spilled tennis balls onto the road close to the S.R. 224-Snow Creek Drive intersection at 6:11 a.m. Public police logs did not indicate how many were on the road.

On Friday, July 9 at 4:57 p.m., the police received a complaint about kids riding scooters in the skate park at City Park. The Police Department regularly receives reports about kids riding bicycles in the skate park, and there have been a series of reports lately about scooters inside the park as well. Both are prohibited from the skate park.

At 12:01 p.m., a traffic accident was reported at the Kearns Boulevard-Sidewinder Drive intersection, with the police indicating airbags were set off. An ambulance was called, but public police logs did not details injuries.

On Thursday, July 8 at 9:02 p.m., someone reportedly was seen riding a Harley-Davidson on the Rail Trail along the S.R. 248 entryway. The man wore a bandanna, the police were told. Motorized vehicles are prohibited from the popular trail.

A driver hit and killed a dog on the 400 block of Main Street at 7:06 p.m.

The Police Department received a report of a suspected burglary on the 1400 block of Lowell Avenue at 1:21 p.m. A door had been kicked in, and the police said a maintenance man had discovered the damage. Public police logs did not detail whether anything was stolen.

On Wednesday, July 7 at 4:02 p.m., someone went to the Park Avenue police station to turn in old ammunition.

Someone complained about receiving fraudulent money orders at 2:26 p.m., going to the police station to make the report. Public police logs did not details the amount of the money orders.

On Tuesday, July 6 at 9:10 p.m., someone on the 1200 block of Iron Horse Drive reported hearing loud music emanating from a restaurant. The person told the police they could not hear the television over the music.

At 7:24 p.m., the police received a report about tires being slashed on Sidewinder Drive. The damage occurred the night before, the police were told.

Someone called the police at 4:55 p.m. reporting that a pocketbook had been stolen on Main Street. A cell phone was inside the pocketbook. The woman called the phone number, someone answered with a ‘Hello,’ and then did not say more, the police were told.

Graffiti was found in an area leading to a garage on the 1600 block of Short Line Road at 1:39 p.m.

A wallet was found on the Mid Mountain Trail at 10:41 a.m. Public police logs did not indicate whereabouts on the trial the wallet was found.

A driver’s vehicle ran out of gas at 9:08 a.m. on S.R. 224 close to the McPolin Farm.

On Monday, July 5, person drove a car into the wall of a building on the 1500 block of Kearns Boulevard at 9:53 p.m., the police said, indicating the driver’s foot slipped.

At 9:22 p.m., cash was reported to have been taken from a wallet on a bus, with the report coming from Stryker Avenue.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1400 block of Munchkin Road at 4:32 p.m.

At 12:45 p.m., the police received a complaint of someone scratching foul language into the paint of a vehicle on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.

Graffiti was discovered on a building on the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive at 7:55 a.m.


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