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Three people file reports about stolen skis

The Park City Police Department last week received at least three complaints of thieves taking skis.

The cases included:

  • On Saturday, Feb. 25, skis were reported stolen at 11:04 a.m. on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive.
  • On Friday, Feb. 24, at 2:29 p.m., someone on the 7600 block of Royal Street reported skis, bindings and poles were stolen. The police were told the equipment is worth $900.
  • On Thursday, Feb. 23, skis were reported stolen at 11:22 a.m. on the 7600 block of Royal Street.

    The police regularly field complaints about stolen skis and suggest people secure their equipment or store them with the resorts.

    Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

    On Sunday, Feb. 26 at 9:05 p.m., a fire alarm sounded on the 700 block of Main Street. The police said a cooking error triggered the alarm.

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    The police received two reports of auto accidents within two minutes of each other in different parts of Park City, with the first being reported at 6:46 p.m. on the 1700 block of Prospector Avenue. The police were told a vehicle was hit and there might be surveillance video. In the other case, reported at 6:48 p.m. on the 200 block of Main Street, a driver hit another vehicle. There was no damage reported, but an officer was summoned anyway.

    The police received a complaint from someone on Aerie Drive at 3:38 p.m. claiming that a neighbor was posting illegal signs and feeding wild animals. Public police logs did not provide details about the signs or the animals.

    Someone at 3:31 p.m. reported losing a passport on the 300 block of Main Street. The passport disappeared five or six weeks before the police were notified, the Police Department said.

    Someone on Holiday Ranch Loop Road contacted the police at 1:10 p.m. complaining about speeding drivers. The person requested extra police patrols. Twenty-seven minutes later, a police officer pulled over a driver on Holiday Ranch Loop Road. Another driver was stopped at 1:55 p.m. on Holiday Ranch Loop Road. Public police logs did not provide details about the traffic stops and whether an officer was sent to the patrol the road when the person called.

    The police at 9:25 a.m. received a report that a building might be on fire on Empire Avenue. A cable was seen sparking at a condominium building, the police were told. The Park City Fire District responded, but there was no fire, the police said.

    On Saturday, Feb. 25 at 8:38 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone might be operating a taxi service using a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle. The person was picking up people on Main Street and was not complying with City Hall taxi regulations, the police were told.

    A German shepherd was reportedly seen loose on Daly Avenue at 7:31 p.m. The dog was skittish, the police were told. It appeared to have a collar and tags, the person who contacted the police said. The person was concerned for the safety of the dog and people who were walking nearby.

    The police were called to the Old Town transit center at 7:22 p.m., when a person, possibly intoxicated, was reportedly seen swearing at people.

    Two wallets were reported lost within an hour of each other. The first was reported at 5:49 p.m. on Empire Avenue. The other was at 6:37 p.m. on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.

    A cell phone was reportedly stolen from a counter on the 300 block of Main Street at 4:16 p.m.

    A driver reportedly hit another vehicle and then left the scene on Snow Creek Drive at 3:36 p.m. The police were told a gold and tan Nissan Pathfinder hit a Subaru Legacy in one of the corners on the front of the vehicle. The Pathfinder left toward Kearns Boulevard, the police were told.

    The police were called to Main Street at 1:32 a.m., when a man reportedly shoved another man. The victim was intoxicated and was not sure what the other man was wearing, the police said.

    A herd of deer reportedly was seen in the vicinity of the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Park Avenue at 12:22 p.m. The person who contacted the police was concerned the animals would create traffic problems.

    On Friday, Feb. 24 at 9:52 p.m., the police and firefighters were called to the 600 block of Main Street, where someone was reported to be trapped in an elevator. The woman was let out of the elevator, but it was not clear whether she was out prior to the emergency workers arriving.

    A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 4:50 p.m. on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.

    On Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:27 p.m., a police officer saw a dog running westbound on S.R. 248, toward Kearns Boulevard. The officer told dispatchers the dog was a traffic hazard.

    The police received a call from someone on the 600 block of Main Street at 12:06 a.m. reporting that a person might be trying to break into a hotel room. The person was attempting to open the door to the wrong room, the police said.

    On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 10:17 p.m., the police received a complaint from someone on Empire Avenue reporting that their phone disappeared on Monday from a car that was parked outside a grocery store in Vail, Colo. The person told the police a Global Positioning System showed that the phone was in Park City.

    Several people contacted the police at approximately 7:45 p.m. reporting that a manhole cover was missing at or close to the Bonanza Drive-Deer Valley Drive intersection. The Streets Department would be sent to the location, the police said.

    An assault was reported at 12:36 a.m. on the 30 block of Swede Alley. Public police logs did not provide details.

    On Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:34 p.m. graffiti was seen on a waterworks building on the 2400 block of Holiday Ranch Loop Road.

    On Monday, Feb. 20 at 11:33 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported on the 1200 block of Pak Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.