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Police Blotter

Accidents involving buses reported

The Park City Police Department last week responded to at least three accidents involving buses and other vehicles.

Public police logs, though, did not specify whether the buses that were involved were part of the City Hall fleet. The logs also did not provide details about the accidents.

The cases included:

  • on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 3:59 p.m., a bus and a car collided at the intersection of Park Avenue and Heber Avenue. Nobody was injured, but the intersection was closed to allow the police to handle the accident.
  • on Dec. 19 at 2:27 p.m., a bus and a dump truck collided at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Kearns Boulevard. Nobody was injured.
  • on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 4:47 p.m., a bus and a sport utility vehicle were involved in an accident on the 700 block of Park Avenue. Nobody was injured.

    Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

    On Friday, Dec. 21 at 8:05 p.m., the police received a call from somewhere along Holiday Ranch Loop Road, where a medium-sized white dog was reportedly causing traffic problems. A police officer found the dog, but it would not let anyone approach, the police said.

    At 7:06 p.m., the police received a report that it appeared snowboarders were starting to build a jump at or next to a waterworks building at the southern reaches of Daly Avenue. A Public Works Department staffer clearing the road might have contacted the police.

    A driver hit a deer and left the scene on the 1200 block of Kearns Boulevard at 5:38 p.m. The deer was reported to be injured and in the middle of the road.

    Someone called the police to somewhere along Park Avenue at 4:31 p.m., where a car and a trailer were parked in front of a fire hydrant. The car and trailer were partially blocking the street and had been there since 8 a.m., the police were told. A dog was left in a car in a nearby driveway as well, the police were told.

    Boxes were seen in the road along S.R. 224 at 1:50 p.m. The police were told the boxes were a traffic hazard. Most of them were no longer in the traffic lanes when an officer arrived.

    At 9 a.m., someone along Meadows Drive reported that a white compact car and a black compact car were driving toward S.R. 224 at high speed and nearly hit a person pulling out of a driveway. The person told the police the compact cars were traveling at approximately 60 mph.

    Three truancy cases were reported within minutes of each other starting at 7:28 a.m. from a Park City School District location.

    At 7:16 a.m., the policed received a report that a package had been stolen from a location along the 2400 block of Lucky John Drive. The package disappeared on Dec. 13 and is valued at $500, the police were told.

    A man was reportedly seen sleeping in the Old Town transit center at 6:15 a.m. The police said the person was not asleep and was waiting for a bus.

    On Thursday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m., the police were told $200 in cash was stolen from a room in a building on Prospector Avenue.

    At 12:07 p.m., someone along Woodside Avenue contacted the police complaining that a truck and a trailer were blocking an entire driveway. The vehicle was parked on private property, the police were told. It was moved, but the person who contacted the police was "very agitated," the police said.

    A fist-sized hole was discovered in a front door somewhere along Lowell Avenue at 8:52 p.m. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.

    A suspected drunken driving case was reported at the intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue at 1:20 a.m.

    A disorderly conduct case was reported at 1:19 a.m. somewhere along Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details about the case but indicated someone in a black hooded sweat shirt might have been involved.

    Two intoxication cases were reported on Main Street within 25 minutes of each other. The first was reported at 12:06 a.m. and the other one at 12:30 a.m. Another intoxication case was reported on Woodside Avenue a few minutes earlier.

    On Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 8:06 p.m., someone on the 2400 block of Iron Canyon Drive told the police a neighbor’s snow-removal equipment was noisy.

    A dog bit a woman on her shoe somewhere along Park Avenue at 5:11 p.m. The woman was not injured.

    At 4:01 a.m., the police received a complaint that a commercial-grade snowblower was waking people up along Iron Canyon Drive.

    At 2:53 a.m., a driver hit a deer along S.R. 248. The deer initially survived but was dead when an officer arrived.

    On Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 7:02 p.m., someone reported that a vehicle parked in the China Bridge garage was broken into. It had been left unlocked, the police were told. A bag, a wallet and other items were taken, the police were told.

    A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 12:53 p.m. somewhere along Empire Avenue. The accident might have occurred the night before, the police were told.

    At 9:20 a.m., a bicycle manufactured by Specialized was reportedly stolen from somewhere along Monitor Drive. A lock had been cut, the police were told.

    On Monday, Dec. 17, at 5:32 p.m., a moose was spotted in a parking lot close to the McPolin Farm. The animal might attempt to cross S.R. 224, the police were told.

    A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Park Avenue at 5:09 p.m. The suspect left northbound on Deer Valley Drive and was driving a white truck with an extended cab, the police were told.

    The police received a complaint at 2:37 p.m. about what was described as a fraud involving a vacation rental on Woodside Avenue.


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