PCHS, Treasure Mountain students skip classes
The Park City Police Department last week received at least five reports of students skipping classes.
The truancy reports were filed at two schools — Park City High School and Treasure Mountain Junior High.
On Friday, Nov. 30, two truancy cases were reported at the high school within three minutes of each other — 11:02 a.m. and 11:05 a.m.
On Wednesday, Nov. 28, meanwhile, three truancy cases were reported within 22 minutes of each other starting at 12:53 p.m. at Treasure Mountain Junior High.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Dec. 2 at 6:47 p.m., the police were told streetlights might be out on lower Main Street.
At 6:17 p.m., the police were summoned to Swede Alley, where a person was reportedly seen looking into vehicles. The person was wearing a big jacket, the police were told. The person was gone when the police arrived.
The Police Department at 5:55 p.m. received a report that a motor home had been idling for several hours somewhere along Kearns Boulevard. The person who contacted the police told someone in the motor home to turn off the engine, but the person in the vehicle became angry, the police were told. The police said the case might involve a violation of Park City’s anti-idling law.
Someone on American Saddler Drive at 12:29 p.m. reported a bicycle was stolen previously. A report was filed with the police and the bicycle was later recovered, the police were told. Public police logs this week did not provide details about the original disappearance.
At 11:36 a.m., the police received a report of a break-in on Gilt Edge Circle. The person who reported the case was not sure whether the person gained entry through a door or a window. The police were told it did not appear anything was taken. The break-in might have occurred the night before. The police initially classified the case as criminal mischief.
A police officer at 8:30 a.m. conducted a patrol along Solamere Drive searching for hunters. The officer reported not seeing hunters or suspicious vehicles during the patrol.
The police were called to somewhere along Empire Avenue at 2:28 a.m., when a confrontation was reported between someone and a tow truck driver. The driver apparently claimed they were assaulted while trying to tow a car from a parking lot. The police said dispatchers heard what sounded like a scuffle before the call disconnected. A police officer found the two people and separated them.
On Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 p.m. a disorderly conduct report was filed from the vicinity of 5th Street and Swede Alley. The police said a woman walked away from the scene, but public police logs did not provide additional details.
A ski jacket and ski equipment was reportedly taken from somewhere along Royal Street before the 1:48 p.m. report to the police.
A police officer apparently came across a driver parked at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Prospector Drive at 12:40 p.m. The person told the police they were sleepy and pulled over to take a nap.
On Friday, Nov. 30 at 9:34 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Park Avenue.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at 8:32 p.m. on the 1500 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
A fire in a Dumpster was reported on the 200 block of Heber Avenue at 6:18 p.m. The flames were approximately two feet tall, the police were told. The fire was extinguished.
The police at 12:56 p.m. received a report that a vehicle might have been broken into in the China Bridge garage during the previous night.
On Thursday, Nov. 29 at 8:24 p.m., someone reported a vehicle was hit in a parking lot on Swede Alley. Someone who apparently witnessed the accident left a note with a description of the vehicle involved.
A driver hit a deer at 4:42 p.m. on S.R. 248 along the Park City entryway. The person was driving a Porsche and was uninjured, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details about the deer.
At 11:56 a.m. the police were told a red pickup truck rolled backward somewhere along Lowell Avenue. It was stopped after either a tire hit an object or something was placed behind the tire deliberately, the police were told.
At 5:04 a.m., an officer patrolled Rising Star Lane searching for hunters. None were seen.
On Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 4:25 p.m., the police were told a shoplifter took several coats from a business on Lowell Avenue. The coats are worth $500 each and there is surveillance footage of the theft, according to police logs.
At 12:43 p.m., someone went to the Park Avenue police station to turn in a pellet gun. The person told the police it was found when they moved into a house. The person wanted the pellet gun destroyed. Public police logs did not identify where the house is located.
On Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 11:23 p.m., the police received a report from a location somewhere along Sidewinder Drive, where a television might have been missing. The police were told a woman was gone for three weeks. When she returned a 55-inch television was missing and a 45-inch one was left in its place.
On Monday, Nov. 26 at 10:08 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along S.R. 224.
At 8:40 p.m., a small fire in a refrigerator or freezer was reported on the 400 block of Main Street.
The police were called to Daly Avenue at 4:24 p.m., when someone complained that a neighbor left a large amount of trash in the driveway for a few days. The garbage was attracting animals, the police were told.
At 1:17 a.m., a person was seen sleeping in a vehicle along Kearns Boulevard. Vomit was seen around the vehicle, the police said. The police classified the case as suspected to be drunken driving.
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