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Graffiti discovered on Turkey Day in tunnel, on Sidewinder building

The Park City Police Department last week received a series of complaints about graffiti, with some of them reported on Thanksgiving.

At least three complaints were filed on Thanksgiving, with each of them reported within an hour starting at 7:55 a.m.

In the first case, the graffiti was reported on the 1700 block of Sidewinder Drive. Shortly afterward, graffiti was reported in a pedestrian-bicyclist tunnel underneath Deer Valley Drive at 8:47 a.m. A few minutes later, graffiti was found in a pedestrian-bicyclist tunnel close to Main Street.

Meanwhile, on Monday, Nov. 22 at 9:37 a.m., graffiti was seen on a building on the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive.

The Park City Police Department regularly receives complaints about graffiti in the tunnels and on buildings.

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Other incidents reported to the police last week included:

On Sunday, Nov. 28 at 10:18 p.m., someone told the police loud music was being played in a residence below the caller’s own. The person was on the 1900 block of Prospector Avenue.

At 8:19 a.m., the police were called to the 2700 block of Kearns Boulevard, where someone heard what sounded like a shotgun blast. The noise was close to a Park City School District building, the police were told. Investigating officers, though, did not find evidence of a blast.

A suspected drunken driving case was reported on the 2000 block of Park Avenue at 3:30 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.

The police were summoned to the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive at 2:37 a.m., when staffers at a hotel reported needing assistance removing several young people who were reportedly having a party.

A traffic accident was reported on Swede Alley at 1:41 a.m., with the police saying the vehicle or vehicles involved suffered damage. There was no report of injuries, according to public police logs. The logs did not provide details about the accident.

On Saturday, Nov. 27 at 11:42 p.m., someone on Park Avenue reported the cable wiring outside a home had been cut. The cable provider wanted a police report about the incident, the police said.

A bus driver told the police kids were throwing snowballs at vehicles on Holiday Ranch Loop Road at 9:58 p.m.

At 3:26 p.m., the police received a complaint that two men were seen taking copper wire from a construction site on Meadows Drive. They might have taken an air compressor from the site as well, the police were told.

At 7:25 a.m., a deer carcass was found in the westbound lanes of U.S. 40. The carcass was removed.

The police at 5:58 a.m. received a complaint about a driver hitting another vehicle in a parking lot on the 1600 block of lower Iron Horse Drive. The police were told the driver might have been drinking alcohol.

On Friday, Nov. 26 at 4:57 p.m., a person reportedly left a restaurant on the 800 block of Main Street with $40 worth of food. It was not clear whether the person might have ordered the food and then left without paying or if the person might have swiped the food outright.

At 5:58 a.m., someone knocked garbage cans into the street on Deer Valley Drive, destroying the cans, the police were told. The garbage cans were full. The police were told a driver might have hit the garbage cans, and a neighbor’s garbage cans might have been hit also.

On Thursday, Nov. 25 at 10:41 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported on Cooke Drive.

At 4:45 p.m., a 4-year-old became separated from the adults accompanying the child on the 700 block of Main Street. The child was found.

A cat reportedly became stuck in or behind a vending machine in a parking garage on the 1200 block of Norfolk Avenue. The police received the report at 12:25 p.m.

A moose was seen on the 700 block of Park Avenue at 12:42 a.m.

On Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 7:04 a.m., a man reportedly was seen throwing snowballs from a balcony at the Main Street-Heber Avenue intersection.

On Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 12:45 p.m., someone at Park City High School reported a cell phone had been stolen. The phone had been used since it disappeared, the police were told.

On Monday, Nov. 22 at 12:54 p.m., a theft was reported at Park City High School. Public police logs did not provide details.