Cops hear of a dog stuck in the mud but find the animal chasing birds
The Park City Police Department, busy with complaints about loose dogs each summer, received a complaint on Monday, June 19 that a dog had become stuck in some mud.
According to the Police Department, officers were summoned to Prospector Park at 1:31 p.m., where the dog reportedly had become stuck near the Rail Trail, a popular spot for people to bring their dogs.
An officer, however, found the dog chasing birds.
The police said that an Animal Control officer met with the dog’s owner.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, June 25 at 11:54 p.m., the police responded to an accident involving a car and an elk. The crash occurred at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Aspen Springs Drive.
The police arrested a person on a charge of public intoxication at 11:47 p.m. on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard.
A person reportedly broke a headlight with a beer bottle on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard at 10:03 p.m. The victim, though, told the police that they did not want to pursue further action, according to the Police Department’s public logs.
The police responded to a garage on Sidewinder Drive, where a parent reportedly was striking a child. When officers arrived, they were unable to find the suspect.
Officers were summoned to the 2500 block of Kearns Boulevard at 12:07 p.m., where someone was spotted riding a motorcycle on the soccer fields. The suspect was gone when the police arrived.
At 1:45 p.m., a police officer warned a person for having a dog off a leash on Three Kings Drive. The Police Department this summer has aggressively been enforcing leash laws, giving people warnings or tickets when they find someone with a dog off a leash.
An officer arrested a person on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard at 1:08 a.m.
On Saturday, June 24 at 2:58 p.m., the police received a complaint that a man punched another man in the face on Sullivan Road, which is nearby City Park. The victim requested ice for his face, the police said.
On Friday, June 23 at 11:39 p.m., a person was reportedly assaulted while trying to break up a fight. The incident occurred on the 400 block of Main Street.
The police received a complaint that a dog, tied up on the 400 block of Main Street, was bothering passers-by. The dog’s owner was found and retrieved the pet.
On Thursday, June 22 at 4:53 p.m., a person told the police that two sets of diamond earrings had possibly been stolen on Canyon Court. The police classified the case as a felony based on the value of the earrings.
At 12:10 p.m., a person reported fraudulent charges on a credit card on the 1100 block of Snow Creek Drive.
The police said that a child-abuse investigation was underway at 8:47 a.m. in Prospector.
On Wednesday, June 21 at 8:15 p.m., the police received a complaint of a large RV with a generator running was found in the vicinity of Payday Drive and Iron Canyon Drive. The police said it appeared that someone was prepared to spend the night but an officer found that some people were planning a picnic and did not intend to stay the night.
At 2:49 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone broke into a residence on the 1900 block of Homestake Road. The police classified the case as a burglary and said the suspect entered through a bedroom.
On Tuesday, June 20 at 10:35 p.m., a person told the police that their vehicle suffered a flat tire after driving over a big hole on the 2400 block of Meadows Drive. The person told the police that the hole was not barricaded.
On Monday, June 19 at 8:34 p.m., someone reported that a purse was stolen on the 3300 block of Crestline Drive.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1200 block of Empire Avenue at 1:37 p.m.
A person found herself alone, without her parents, in a house on the 2800 block of Holiday Ranch Loop Road at 5:10 a.m. and called the police. The mother arrived, though, while the person was on the phone with the police and told dispatchers that she was sleeping in a guestroom.
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