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Person arrested during an alleged scheme to steal an iPod on Main Street

The Park City Police Department intervened after what the authorities describe as a scheme to steal an iPod on Main Street.

The police arrested a person on a theft charge after the incident, reported on the 400 block of Main Street.

The department says a bartender’s iPod was stolen and the music machine was then handed to a friend of the alleged thief. The friend then fled, the police were told.

Officers arrested one person in connection with the case but details were not immediately available. The person was taken to jail.

The iPod is valued at more than $200, the police say.

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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week include:

On Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10:42 p.m., the police received a report that a car’s horn was honking nonstop. The police found the vehicle on the 200 block of Main Street with no one inside. The horn was stuck, the police say.

Officers were called to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Bonanza Drive at 4:06 p.m., where a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported. The police say the suspect’s car was found at Holiday Village and towed. The suspect arrived afterward and was cited on a count of leaving the scene of an accident.

A woman summoned the police to the Old Town roundabout at 4 p.m. asking for help picking up a Christmas tree she had dropped.

At 1:18 p.m., the police received a complaint that two dogs were loose on the 200 block of Main Street. An Animal Control crew arrived but the dogs were gone.

The police received a complaint at 11:33 a.m. that a vehicle had been vandalized on the 2700 block of Estates Drive. Public police logs do not provide details of the damage. The vehicle was parked in a driveway, the police say.

A person on Main Street at 10:18 a.m. reported they lost a cell phone.

An officer warned a driver at 6:34 a.m. after the person strayed into a bus-only area on the 500 block of Swede Alley, where the Old Town transit center sits.

At 7:02 a.m., the police received a complaint that a bracelet was stolen on the 2200 block of Little Bessie Avenue. The police say the jewelry is valued at more than $200.

On Friday, Jan. 12 at 11:37 p.m., the police received a report of a dispute between a taxi driver and a customer who refused to pay the fare. The report was from the 200 block of Daly Avenue and the police say that the driver was paid.

At 3:56 p.m., the police were told that a driver slid off the road and hit a parked car on the 100 block of Daly Avenue.

The police arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run traffic accident at 3:03 p.m. at the intersection of Park Avenue and Iron Horse Drive.

The police were told of an auto accident at 1:50 p.m. at the intersection of 11th Street and Woodside Avenue. A tractor and a Toyota Tacoma collided, the police say.

At 3:18 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone’s cell phone, pants and shoes were taken from the 1500 block of Empire Avenue. The police say the items are worth more than $200.

On Thursday, Jan. 11 at 1:06 p.m., the police received a complaint that a car was apparently stolen on the 1200 block of Park Avenue. The victim told the police he called towing companies to make sure it had not been towed.

At 9:48 a.m., the police received a faxed-in report that a snowboard was stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police say that the snowboard is valued at more than $200.

On Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 11:39 p.m., the police intervened in a fight on the 300 block of Swede Alley. The police took one man into custody and transported him to jail on charges of disorderly conduct and intoxication.

An officer wrote a speeding ticket to a driver at 8:05 a.m. at the intersection of Buffalo Bill Drive and Kearns Boulevard.

At 12:41 a.m., the police received a report that a person was seen jumping into a Dumpster on the 300 block of Swede Alley. An officer investigated but was unable to find anyone.

On Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 5:41 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle was broken into on the 300 block of Norfolk Avenue. The vehicle was unlocked during the break-in, the police say. The theft is valued at more than $200.

At 12:05 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported on the 1400 block of Woodside Avenue. A window was broken, the police say, and damage is estimated at more than $200.

On Monday, Jan. 8 at 12:32 a.m., the police received a complaint of a fight on the 300 block of Main Street. Several men and women were reportedly involved but the people were gone by the time the police arrived.