Police put a stop to speeders with warnings and citations The Park City Police Department was on the lookout for speeding violations last week. On Friday, Nov. 4, at 10:48 p.m. and again at 11:10 p.m. on Park Ave., officers warned drivers for speeding. A driver was warned for speeding on Kearns Blvd. at 9:58 p.m. Another driver was cited for speeding at Kearns Blvd. and Comstock. At 7:31 a.m., on Kearns Blvd and Buffalo Bill Drive, an officer issued a citation for speeding. On Thursday, Nov. 3, a citation was given for speeding to a driver on Kearns Blvd. and Comstock at 5:48 a.m. and again at 6:01 a.m. Later, at 9:24 a.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. on Kearns Blvd. a citation was issued to a driver for speeding. Another citation was issued for speeding on Monitor Drive. Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included: On Friday, Nov. 4, near Bancroft Court, a caller found a purse under a tree at 3:05 p.m. Police responded to a fuel spill at 1:01 p.m. A truck driving from State Road 224 leaked gas from a broken fuel line to S.R. 248. The Utah Highway Patrol, Utah Department of Transportation and Park City Fire District also responded. Hydrocarbon booms were placed near St. Mary’s Church, Park Meadows and Snow Creek Drive, according to Community Services Officer Tricia Hurd. At 11:59 p.m. on Sidewinder Drive, a caller reported a Mustang parked in a handicapped stall. When an officer arrived, the car was gone. Earlier, at 9:19 a.m., a decoy car was placed at Marsac Avenue and South Ontario. On Nov. 3, someone reported a car was running with a person inside on Little Kate Road at 7:44 p.m. The person observed the passenger was passed out. Upon arrival, officers arrested the passenger, calling the incident a DUI Arrest at 8 p.m. An officer helped a citizen to install a car seat at 3:56 p.m. On Snowcreek Drive, police arrested a woman for retail theft that was valued between $50 and $200. She was later booked into Summit County Jail. Park Avenue from 1:53 to 2:15 p.m., three verbal warnings were given to drivers going the wrong way on a one-way street. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Quarry Mountain, a caller advised of a suspicious male that came to her door asking to borrow tools. She suspected the man was related to a Summit County case, according to the police’s report. At 3:52 p.m. on State Road 224 and Canyons Drive, someone reported three individuals trespassing and attempted to cause a fight. When officers arrived, the suspects had left. At 12:31 p.m. on Main Street, officers gave a verbal warning for double parking. On King Road and Ridge Ave. someone called to report the power lines were down at 11: 34 a.m. At 9:18 a.m. seven verbal warnings were given to students not using the crosswalk on Comstock Drive and Kearns Blvd. At 1:57 a.m. in a Park City neighborhood, a person requested an officer’s assistance in asking her boyfriend to leave her home. An officer said later that the male and female had been separated. The male left the residence. On Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 9:49 p.m., police searched for a dark blue Dodge Neon with two passengers inside allegedly linked to an auto burglary that took place 10 minutes earlier in Kamas. At 7:28 p.m. at Kimball Junction, a detective arrested a woman for possession of cocaine. The woman was taken to Summit County Jail. A woman from Moray Court called police to get her dog returned to her, stating she did not want to press charges against an unknown dog thief, according to the police report. She called again to request an officer respond to her residence to assist her with a neighbor who took her dog and refused to return it. An officer made contact with the "male party" in the dispute and encouraged him to return the dog and pursue ownership through the court system. At 6:46 p.m., a 61-year-old man experienced general pain after being evicted from his residence on Shortline Rd. The man was transported to the hospital. At 3:21 p.m. on Kearns Blvd., someone reported a suspended male student was detained for trespassing onto school property and refused to leave. Police took the juvenile to police headquarters. Early Tuesday morning, at 2:17 a.m. on Sidewinder Drive and Kearns Blvd. someone called to report six to eight individuals running up and down the street making noise and wearing Halloween costumes. All individuals had left upon the officers’ arrival. At 1:53 a.m. on Little Kate Road, a person called to tell police about a neighbor’s loud party. The owner of the residence throwing the party agreed to the officer’s request that the party be taken inside and that the volume of music be lowered.
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City Hall is seeking bids from firms interested in winning a contract to build the first cell of a controversial facility officials have proposed along the S.R. 248 entryway where the government wants to store soils contaminated from the silver-mining era.