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Bicyclists spotted inside the City Park skateboard park

The Park City Police Department responded to at least two reports last week of people on bicycles using the City Park skate park, a facility where bicycles are prohibited.

The cases reported to the police include:

  • On Saturday, May 7 at 2:35 p.m., young people were seen on bicycles in the skate park
  • On Thursday, May 5 at 7:43 p.m., a bicyclist was seen in the skate park.

    There have been occasional reports of bicyclists using the skate park for years. Park City bars bicyclists from using the park, though, saying that the bicycles damage the park’s surface.

    There are also concerns about accidents involving the bicycle riders and the skateboarders or inline skaters.

    Police officers usually order the bicyclists to leave if they are found inside the skate park.

    Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

    On Sunday, May 8 at 3:49 p.m., someone found a wallet at the McPolin Farm. The person turned the wallet into the police.

    At 9:15 a.m., graffiti was discovered on the back of a building on the 500 block of Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details about the graffiti.

    On Saturday, May 7 at 8:35 p.m., two young boys were reportedly spotted at the construction site of the Park City Recreation Center on Little Kate Road. The two ran away when someone at the site yelled at them, the police were told. The person who filed the report with the police indicated they were between 12 years old and 15 years old. The person who contacted the police was worried the boys might get hurt, the police said.

    A small rock slide was reported on the Guardsman Connection road, with the police indicating approximately 20 rocks were found on the road. The police were contacted about the rocks at 7:58 p.m. The Streets Department was summoned to clear the road.

    Someone reportedly parked on a landscaped area on the 1800 block of Lucky John Drive at 7 p.m. The vehicle was seen close to Park City High School, the police were told. It was not clear from public police logs what sort of landscaping was at the site.

    At 5:16 p.m., someone on Racquet Club Drive reported a cell phone had been stolen a few days before. The phone was taken from the top of a vehicle, the police were told.

    A suspected drunken driving case was reported at 12:56 a.m. on S.R. 224. Public police logs did not provide details.

    On Friday, May 6 at 6:38 p.m., a man reportedly stole items from a store on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.

    At 1:55 p.m., a man visited the Park Avenue police station asking to turn in 1 1/2 boxes of .357-caliber ammunition.

    At 9:21 a.m., a student was reported to be skipping classes at Park City High School.

    On Thursday, May 5 at 10:03 p.m., the police were called to Sidewinder Drive, where someone complained that a neighbor’s television was too loud. The neighbor agreed to turn down the volume after the police intervened.

    At 8:14 p.m., a vehicle was seen idling on the 1700 block of Park Avenue, a practice that is prohibited in Park City.

    Someone contacted the police at 7:45 p.m., reporting that broken glass on the roadway on Marilyn Court ripped open a tire.

    The police spoke to two students, at 10:41 a.m. and 10:42 a.m., about leaving the Treasure Mountain International School campus without permission. The police classified the cases as truancy.

    On Wednesday, May 4 at 2:17 p.m., the Park City Fire District responded to a carbon monoxide detector’s alarm on the 1700 block of Captain Molly Drive.

    Several men were reportedly seen arguing and then fighting on the 400 block of Main Street at 12:32 a.m.

    On Tuesday, May 3 at 8:30 p.m., a bottle of liquor was reportedly stolen from the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.

    On Monday, May 2 at 5:29 p.m., someone contacted the police, claiming that a person might be living in a residential unit on Park Avenue who should not be in the place. The owner lives outside the state, the police were told.


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