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Hit-and-runs reported Bonanza Drive, Sidewinder Drive, Empire Avenue

The Park City Police Department last week received at least four reports of drivers hitting other vehicles and then leaving the scene.

The hit-and-run accidents included:

  • On Friday, Feb. 25, the Police Department received two reports of hit-and-run traffic accidents within about an hour of each other, with one logged at 5:45 p.m. on the 1600 block of Bonanza Drive and the other one logged at 4:41 p.m. on the 1400 block of Empire Avenue. The case on Bonanza Drive occurred in a parking lot while the one on Empire Avenue occurred in a garage, the police were told.
  • On Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 5:31 p.m., a driver hit another vehicle at the Bonanza Drive-Kearns Boulevard intersection and left the scene.
  • On Saturday, Feb. 26, someone drove into another vehicle in a parking lot and left the scene on the 1700 block of Sidewinder Drive. The Police Department received the call at 7:18 p.m., approximately an hour after the incident.

    Anybody with information about the cases may contact the Police Department at 615-5500 or the department’s anonymous-tip line, 615-5847.

    Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

    On Sunday, Feb. 27 at 7:52 p.m., the police received a report that an abandoned vehicle was blocking traffic close to the area of the Marsac Avenue-Ontario Avenue intersection. The vehicle was left in a lane of traffic, the police were told.

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    A woman reportedly fell when she encountered a pothole at a crosswalk on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The woman was taken to a local clinic, the police were told.

    The police received a shoplifting report from a store on the 500 block of Main Street at 3:48 p.m., with the person telling dispatcher two girls might be the suspects. They were walking down Main Street and appeared to be in their early teens, the police were told.

    A vehicle was reportedly broken into sometime before 2:18 p.m. on Prospector Avenue. A stereo was taken and the back window was broken, the police were told.

    The police received a report that two women might be intoxicated on the 500 block of Swede Alley. One of the women was sick, the police said. They were waiting for a ride.

    Someone contacted the police at 1:10 a.m. with a complaint that a driver might be operating a taxi service without the proper permits. The van, which had California license plates, was seen on the 800 block of Main Street, the police were told.

    At 7:27 a.m., a fuel spill was reported at the Deer Valley Drive-Bonanza Drive intersection. The intersection was partially blocked while the fuel was cleaned up. Public police logs did not provide details about the amount of fuel involved.

    On Saturday, Feb. 26 at 10:42 p.m., a driver in a sport utility vehicle hit a sign in the China Bridge garage. Nobody was injured.

    The police received a complaint at 6:44 p.m. that four kids were throwing water balloons from the China Bridge garage. They might have been using a slingshot, the police were told.

    A cell phone was reported to have been stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 4:01 p.m.

    Someone on Monitor Drive contacted the police at noon explaining that a family member dumped prescription pills into a toilet. According to police logs, one family member suffers back pain, but others in the family do not have faith in prescriptions, opting for holistic medicine instead.

    The police received a complaint at 10:10 a.m. from someone worried about a German shepherd that had been locked in a vehicle on Sullivan Road, a tiny street bordering City Park. There were no windows open and the caller was concerned about the health of the dog.

    A person reportedly tried to sell ski passes on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at approximately 9:45 a.m., with the person explaining they had been injured the day before. The ski passes were confiscated by resort security, the police said.

    A man was found in the bushes on the 2300 block of Deer Valley Drive at 3:15 a.m. The police indicated the case involved intoxication.

    At 1:41 a.m., the police received a complaint from the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard, where seven or eight men were reportedly fighting. They had a box of beer, the police were told.

    On Friday, Feb. 25 at 11:35 p.m., a woman contacted the police saying two men took eggs she had and broke them at a bus stop on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.

    At 1:06 p.m., the police received a call from the 2000 block of Sidewinder Drive, where snowboarders reportedly been filming videos. They had been snowboarding on a drop-off and rails on the property, the police were told. It was the third time in 2011 snowboarders were seen there, the police were told.

    A suspected drunken driving case was reported on Woodside Avenue at 1:29 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.

    Someone stole beer from a store on the 1500 block of Park Avenue, the police were told at 1:24 a.m. The suspect left in a white station wagon driving northbound.

    On Thursday, Feb. 24 at 12:57 p.m., the police received a complaint that a person described as a "vagrant" was sleeping behind a store on the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive. The person was "scruffy looking," the police were told.

    On Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 3:23 p.m., three men were reportedly seen shooting pellet guns at vehicles from a balcony on lower Iron Horse Loop.

    The Police Department at 2:46 p.m. fielded a call from a woman saying she had been cross-country skiing in Round Valley when a woman walking a dog off a leash approached. The skier asked the woman to put the dog on a leash, but the person with the dog refused, the police were told.

    At 7:51 a.m., someone on the 1100 block of Empire Avenue told the police clothes had been stolen from a dryer. The clothing includes a hooded sweat shirt valued at $242.

    On Tuesday, Feb. 22, the police were called to Empire Avenue at 12:19 a.m., when a man, reportedly intoxicated, broke out the window at another person’s apartment. The man was under the impression he was entering his own apartment, the police said. The person did not want to press charges, according to the police.

    On Monday, Feb. 21, someone on Meadows Drive called the police at 6:07 p.m. reporting that either a weasel or a ferret was possibly in the house. The person was worried the animal could be dangerous.

    At 1:51 a.m., a fight was reported in a nightclub on the 400 block of Main Street.