August 10, 2010
Young boy disappears briefly on Main Street during the arts festival
The Park City Police Department responded to a few calls over the weekend that appeared to be related to the crowds in the city for the Park City Kimball Arts Festival, which brings some of the largest weekend crowds of the year to the city.
The police received complaints about noise and parking, which is typical for the arts festival weekend. Some of the cases that were reported to the police over the weekend that seem to have ties to the crowds who arrived for the arts festival include:
On Sunday, Aug. 8 at 1:04 p.m., the police were summoned to the Main Street-Heber Avenue intersection, where a 4-year-old boy was reported to be missing. The boy was found a short time later.
On Saturday, Aug. 7 at 8:14 p.m., the police were called to Park Avenue after receiving a complaint about noise related to an arts festival function. The person who contacted the police said a band might be playing and the noise was keeping him awake.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
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On Sunday, Aug. 8 at 9:53 a.m., kids were seen climbing through the construction site at the Racquet Club. A person who contacted the police was worried they could be hurt, the police said.
An auto accident was reported in a parking lot at the Heber Avenue-Swede Alley intersection. The police said the vehicles were damaged. The report was filed at 8:07 a.m.
The police were summoned to the 1800 block of Park Avenue at 1:37 a.m., when a person was reportedly drunk in the hallways of a building. The person was throwing things, the police were told. The Police Department initially classified the case as one of disorderly conduct, but public police logs did not provide details.
At 1:20 a.m. the police were told people who looked like they were drunk were kicking over trash cans on the 500 block of Main Street.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported on Holiday Ranch Loop Road at 12:23 a.m.
On Saturday, Aug. 7 at 7:09 p.m., loud music was reported on Woodside Avenue at 7:09 p.m., with the person who called the police wondering whether a permit had been issued to play the music.
At 6:49 p.m., a dog reportedly bit a boy in the foot on Stryker Avenue.
At 6:09 p.m., the police received a complaint about parking issues on Woodside Avenue. The police were told the parked vehicles were blocking traffic.
The police were called to the 1500 block of Park Avenue at 1:58 a.m., when a group of kids reportedly slammed a table into the ground, breaking the table. The kids might have been intoxicated, the police were told.
On Friday, Aug. 6 at 7:24 p.m., a man who was reportedly intoxicated was seen at the Main Street-Heber Avenue intersection.
The police received a complaint from Little Kate Road at 5:13 p.m., when barricades had been moved and fights were reported. The police said the case might have involved an instance of criminal mischief at a home. The Police Department placed a special watch on the address to look for suspicious activity.
Someone riding a scooter was seen at the skate park at City Park at 12:32 p.m. Scooters are prohibited from the skate park, but people riding them are occasionally seen.
The Police Department at 7:42 a.m. received a complaint that a rock had been thrown through the window of a piece of heavy machinery on the 2400 block of Little Kate Road.
On Thursday, Aug. 5 at 8:27 p.m., the police were told paint was seen in a street in the upper reaches of Old Town.
On Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 10:23 p.m., someone on Kearns Boulevard called the police reporting that someone was knocking on a window trying to get inside a house. The man was wearing a white shirt and blue pants, the police were told.
A lightning strike was reported at 6:26 p.m. on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. A police officer went to the site to ensure the lightning had not sparked a fire.
Graffiti was seen on a water tank on Monitor Drive at 3:12 p.m. The police photographed the graffiti as a typical part of an investigation into graffiti.
On Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 11:42 p.m., someone on Captain Molly Drive called the police with a complaint about the noise from the S.R. 224 roadwork. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 6:47 p.m., the police were called to the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive, where a possible electrical problem was reported. The people inside a building were evacuated, the police were told. The scene smelled like there was an electrical fire, the police said, but smoke was not seen.
Graffiti was seen on a building and on a fence on the 1900 block of Sidewinder Drive at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Someone called the police at 12:52 p.m. with a complaint that a rock from a dump truck broke their windshield. The person was driving on Kearns Boulevard, the police were told.
The police were called to the 1200 block of Little Kate Road at 12:47 p.m., responding to someone who was worried about kids who set up a lemonade stand in front of the bus stop at the Racquet Club. The person who contacted the police wondered whether the kids were safe so close to the buses.
On Monday, Aug. 2 at 4:55 p.m., someone reported they lost a phone while at City Park. Someone was using the phone, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected theft.
At 8:51 a.m., a car window was reported to have been smashed in a parking lot across S.R. 224 from the McPolin Farm. The police classified the case as a vehicle burglary. Public police logs did not provide details.