The Park City Police Department, with big crowds in the city for one of the busiest periods of the ski season, last week received numerous complaints of stolen skis and snowboards.
The reports include a Christmas eve swipe in Prospector, where the police received a complaint at 11:25 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24 that a boxed snowboard was stolen from the back of a pickup truck in Prospector.
People at Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort were also victimized, according to the police.
Meanwhile, the police monitored parked cars with ski gear inside on Three Kings Drive, near PCMR. The police say they left a note on one car on Three Kings Drive at 11:50 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 22.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Dec. 24 at 11:59 p.m., the police came across a man complaining he was cold on the 300 block of Main Street. The police say the man was intoxicated and he was shuttled to a bus stop.
At 7:27 p.m., a Santa Claus decoration was reportedly taken from a porch on the 1200 block of Park Avenue at 7:27 p.m. The police say the decoration is valued at between $50 and $200.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Heber Avenue at 4:52 p.m.
Graffiti was reported in a restroom at the Old Town transit center at 11 a.m.
On Saturday, Dec. 23 at 7:29 p.m., someone reported that a vehicle’s window had been broken on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.
At 1:37 a.m., the police arrested a driver on a drunken-driving charge.
On Friday, Dec. 22 at 1:53 p.m., the police received a report that a vehicle hit a man’s leg on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive. He was assisted to a clinic.
On Thursday, Dec. 21 at 5:47 p.m., a traffic accident was reported on the Mine Road. The car rolled over, the police say, but no one was injured. The police cited a person for driving with a revoked license and a tow truck was called.
At 11:55 a.m., the police were told that three people were building a snowboard ramp at the China Bridge garage expansion on Swede Alley.
On Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 1:05 p.m., skis were reported stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police say the skis are valued at more than $200.
On Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 5:52 p.m., the police received a complaint that a man was in a hallway on the 1800 block of Sidewinder Drive wearing only a Santa Claus hat. No one else reported seeing him, though, the police say.
A vehicle was reported stolen from the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive at 5:55 p.m.
At 3:15 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle was burglarized on the 1200 block of Little Kate Road. The police say a driver-side window was smashed and items valued at between $500 and $1,000 were taken.
On Monday, Dec. 18 at 2:31 p.m., the police were called about a dispute over a cell phone. The police say someone on the 1800 block of Park Avenue left the phone in a room but the hotel staffers refused to give the phone back. They claimed that the person had not paid a bill, the police say.
At 9:44 a.m., the police received a complaint that skis were taken on the 1300 block of Deer Valley Drive. The skis are valued at more than $200.
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