Dogs left in cars, even as the temperature dips toward frigid
With frigid nighttime temperatures, the Park City Police Department received at least two calls recently of people leaving dogs in cars at night.
At 12:07 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, the police received a complaint that dogs were left in a vehicle on the 300 block of Main Street. They were cold and hungry, the police were told.
The day before, on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 10:57 p.m., the police received a complaint from the 1500 block of Park Avenue, where a vehicle was found with broken windows and two dogs tied up inside. The police found the dogs’ owner, who took them inside.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Feb. 4, the police were called to Prospector Drive at 8:12 p.m. after someone reported fireworks were ignited in the area. When officers arrived, the people reportedly lighting the fireworks were gone.
A person called the police at 3:52 p.m. from the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive, where both the driver and passenger sides of a sport-utility vehicle had been keyed, the police were told. The incident occurred while the person was skiing.
A person told the police at 4:46 p.m. that skis were stolen from the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive. The police say the skis are valued at more than $200.
A person was injured during a fight, which was reported at 10 a.m. on the 1100 block of Empire Avenue. The person required an ambulance and the police gathered information about the fight.
The police received a complaint at 7:32 a.m. that someone had broken the windows on a truck on the 1600 block of Iron Horse Drive.
Officers responded to a complaint that an assault occurred on the 1200 block of Park Avenue at 2:31 a.m. When the police arrived, the person did not want to press charges.
A wallet was reported stolen at 12:36 a.m. on the 7700 block of Stein’s Way. The police say the case is valued at more than $200.
On Saturday, Feb. 3 at 1:55 a.m., the police arrested a man on a charge of public intoxication at the intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue.
On Friday, Feb. 2 at 7:49 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle was burglarized. The police say the case is valued at more than $200.
At 3:02 p.m., someone told the police they saw two men jump out of a black truck at Park City High School, beat up a man in another vehicle and flee toward U.S. 40. The victim’s truck, the police were told, drove toward Comstock Drive.
Officers responded to a complaint at 1:38 a.m. that someone was seen sleeping in a running car at the intersection of Royal Street and Sterling Drive. The police arrested the person on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
On Thursday, Feb. 1 at 6:29 p.m., the police were called to the 400 block of Silver King Drive, where two men were reportedly riding snowboards down handrails. The police were unable to locate them.
On Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 1:34 p.m., a store on the 400 block of Main Street was reportedly broken into.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Kearns Boulevard at 2:26 p.m. The police cited a driver for failing to yield and not having a driver license.
On Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 2:23 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Shadow Ridge Road.
The police arrested a man on charges of domestic violence and criminal mischief in Park City at 2:33 a.m.
On Monday, Jan. 29 at 8:50 a.m., the police were called to the 2100 block of Park Avenue, where two men and one woman reportedly left a hotel without paying a bill. The police asked authorities at Salt Lake International to detain the three until they settled the bill. The police say the bill was later paid.
The police at 2:56 p.m. ticketed a man for having an open container of alcohol on school grounds on the 2200 block of Kearns Boulevard.
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