January 3, 2007
New Year’s is busy but the police do not report major problems with the revelers
Revelers jammed into Park City for New Year’s Eve, as was expected, and the Police Department responded to numerous calls.
The police report that they were busy Sunday night and Monday morning but the calls appear to be typical New Year’s fare for the police, with lots of drunkenness and loud people.
Some of the police calls on New Year’s include:
On Sunday, Dec. 31 at 11:53 p.m., three men, reportedly drunken, were seen in the middle of the road on the 2200 block of Samuel Colt Court. They had a fire pit, the police were told, and tried to throw a chair at a car. When officers arrived, two of the men at the scene put out the fire and were warned.
At 11:05 p.m., the police received a fireworks complaint on the 1300 block of Park Avenue. Officers were unable to locate anyone shooting them off.
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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week include:
On Sunday, Dec. 31, the police responded to what is described as a minor traffic accident on the 1700 block of Park Avenue at 4:57 p.m. The police say nobody was injured.
At 1:09 p.m., the police received a complaint that a cell phone was stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police say the phone is valued at more than $200.
A woman in Park City reported being assaulted by a friend at 2:37 a.m. The suspect, a man, fled in a white pickup truck, the police say, and was possibly headed to Kamas.
An officer at 12:01 a.m. warned a driver for having a frosted windshield. The person was seen at the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Royal Street.
On Saturday, Dec. 30 at 7:05 p.m., the police received a call reporting that the scent of marijuana was coming from a guest’s room on the 2100 block of Park Avenue. Investigating officers cited two people for possession of drugs.
A vehicle- break-in was reported on the 1500 block of Park Avenue at 8:30 p.m. The police say the case is valued at more than $200.
At 9:26 p.m., a person reported to the police that a house and vehicle on the 1000 block of Park Avenue were egged.
A person on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 4:01 p.m. reported skis had been stolen. The skis are valued at more than $200, the police say. Minutes earlier, at 3:57 p.m., someone on the 1600 block of Park Avenue reported more than $200 in ski clothing was swiped.
Tires were reportedly slashed at 1:23 p.m. on the 2500 block of Aspen Springs Drive.
On Friday, Dec. 29 at 9:28 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone was harassing the driver of a snowcat on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police say the suspect was gone when officers arrived and officers did not have additional details.
At 9:01 p.m., an iPod was reportedly taken from a vehicle on the 2000 block of Meadows Drive. The device is valued at between $50 and $200 and the police say that the case is confirmed as a vehicle burglary.
On Thursday, Dec. 28 at 9:11 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle was burglarized on the 2000 block of Gold Dust Lane. The police say the rear passenger window was broken and a wallet was taken. The police say the case is valued at between $50 and $200.
The police received a faxed report of a stolen snowboard on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The snowboard is valued at more than $200.
A driver hit a moose on S.R. 248 at 1:19 a.m. The police say an ambulance was called to treat a minor injury.
On Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 9:52 p.m., the police say a fight occurred on the 1700 block of Sidewinder Drive. Officers cited one man on counts of assault and illegal consumption of alcohol.
At 6:37 p.m., the police received a faxed report that an iPod was stolen from the 7700 block of Royal Street. The police value the iPod at between $50 and $200.
At 10:53 a.m., the police received a complaint that three wedding rings were lost on Main Street. They are valued at $6,000, the police say.
On Tuesday, Dec. 26 at 4:12 p.m., the police warned two people for not crossing a street in a crosswalk. They were on the 1700 block of Park Avenue.
On Monday, Dec. 25 at 1:43 a.m., the police discovered someone sleeping in the Old Town transit center. The person left.
At 5:20 a.m., the police responded to a person in Park City who reportedly stabbed himself twice. He was taken to a hospital in Heber.