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Police Blotter

At least five stolen ski cases reported during busy week

The Park City Police Department last week received at least five reports of skis possibly being stolen, cases that occurred during what was the busiest week of the ski season.

The cases included:

  • on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 4 p.m. on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive
  • on Dec. 29 at 3:38 p.m., skis were reported missing on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. They might have been stolen, the police were told.
  • on Friday, Dec. 28 at 7:03 p.m., skis were stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.
  • on Dec. 28 at 12:49 p.m., skis were stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue
  • on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 2:10 p.m., skis were reported stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.

    The police usually field reports of stolen skis or snowboards at an increased pace during busy times for the ski industry like the week between Christmas and New Year’s. The police and resorts have long recommended people secure their skis or snowboards in lockers or with valet services.

    Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

    On Sunday, Dec. 30 at 10:39 a.m., the police received a complaint from someone at a hotel in Park City about a service dog. The police were told someone had a five-pound dog in the hotel. The people in the room next door complained to the manager, saying the dog barked, the police were told. One of the people involved wanted to learn about laws regulating service dogs, the police said.

    At 9:35 a.m., the owner of a business somewhere along Park Avenue contacted the police saying a customer has not paid for several orders. The person indicated a credit card did not work. Public police logs did not provide details, including the amount of money in question and the type of business.

    A water main might have sprung a leak at 9:30 a.m. on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue, the police were told. The water was trickling to the surface from underneath a sidewalk, the police said.

    A car reportedly crashed through a fence along S.R. 224 at 4:39 a.m. Nobody was injured, the police said. Just earlier, in another case involving a driver, a vehicle ran out of gas on the 500 block of Marsac Avenue.

    The police at 1:47 a.m. responded to a case classified as disorderly conduct on the 300 block of Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details about the incident, but the logs indicated everyone left.

    At 1 a.m., the police received a report from somewhere along Main Street that a mirror had been smashed and shot glasses had been thrown against a wall.

    The police were called to somewhere along Monitor Drive at 12:54 a.m., when someone heard what appeared to them to be gunshots. The policed were told the noises might have come from the vicinity of the Little Kate Road intersection. The police classified the circumstances as suspicious.

    On Saturday, Dec. 29 at 9:37 p.m., the police and the Park City Fire District were called to a building on the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive, where a maintenance man was reported to be trapped in an elevator. The person was in the elevator for 20 minutes, the police were told.

    At 7:13 p.m., the police received a complaint that teens were throwing snowballs at vehicles on Three Kings Drive. The report was logged at 7:13 p.m., but the police were told the teens were throwing snowballs for three hours.

    The police at 5:46 p.m. received a complaint that a man walking with a snowboard somewhere along Main Street hit a parked car, causing property damage. It was not clear from public police logs whether the case was accidental or intentional.

    At 4:02 p.m., a large amount of water was reportedly seen flowing onto the street along the 1200 block of Empire Avenue. The police were told a water line might be leaking.

    The police received a report of a traffic accident at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Munchkin Road. The driver who hit the vehicle left a note and then departed the scene, the police were told.

    At 8:33 a.m., the police received a report of graffiti somewhere along Park Avenue. A gang specialist was notified, the police said. The graffiti was to be removed.

    A suspected drunken driver was reported at 1:57 a.m. at the intersection of Lowell Avenue and Silver King Drive.

    On Friday, Dec. 28 at 6:09 p.m., a vehicle break-in was reported somewhere along Royal Street. A car radio and change were taken, the police were told. Earlier that day, at 2:52 p.m., a car window was reported to have been broken out on lower Iron Horse Loop Road. The damage occurred at night, the police were told. The Police Department classified the lower Iron Horse Loop Road case as criminal mischief.

    At 12:03 p.m., a carbon monoxide detector sounded in a residence on the 1700 block of Three Kings Drive. The police said family members felt dizzy and the Park City Fire District was summoned.

    Two fights were reported in Old Town were reported within 90 minutes of each other. It did not appear from public police logs they were related. In one, reported at 1:49 a.m. on Woodside Avenue, a woman and numerous men were reported to be fighting. They left. In the other case, logged at 12:19 a.m., a fight was reported on the 400 block of Main Street.

    On Thursday, Dec. 27 at 11:29 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported on the 1600 block of Park Avenue.

    At 9:04 a.m., a man appearing to be homeless was reportedly seen sleeping on a bench on the lower floor of the Old Town transit center.

    A wedding ring was reported to be lost somewhere along Main Street at 8:51 p.m.

    A suspected drunken driving case was reported at 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Iron Horse Drive.

    On Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 11:04 p.m., a slide-off traffic accident was reported at the intersection of Thaynes Canyon Drive and Three Kings Court. The vehicle hit a no parking sign, the police were told. Nobody was injured. Earlier that day, at 6:54 p.m., a slide-off accident was reported at the intersection of Marsac Avenue and Ontario Avenue.

    A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 12:36 p.m. It occurred several days before being reported to the police.

    A carbon monoxide detector sounded at 11:24 a.m. on Lookout Drive.

    A scooter was found abandoned in the snow along Ridge Avenue at 7:32 a.m.

    On Tuesday, Dec. 25 at 9:11 p.m., the police received a report that someone had broken into the women’s restroom in the Old Town transit center. Unspecified vandalism was reported.

    At 5:46 p.m., someone contacted the police saying an injured baby moose was seen in the creek close to the north end of the City Park skate park.

    On Monday, Dec. 24 at 11:59 p.m., youngsters were reportedly seen shooting off fireworks, including bottle rockets, along Kearns Boulevard.

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