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Snowboarders seen with cap gun on slopes at PCMR

The Park City Police Department says a person reportedly seen with a gun on the slopes of Park City Mountain Resort possessed a cap gun while snowboarding on Monday, Feb. 12.

According to Lt. Phil Kirk, the police received the report at 4:15 p.m. from a PCMR employee, who told the police a male snowboarder appeared to have a handgun near the Bunny Hollow area of the resort, under the 3 Kings lift.

Someone from PCMR followed the snowboarder to the bottom of the Payday lift and called the police, Kirk says.

The Police Department investigated and found one suspect on Feb. 15 and another on Feb. 16, both teen-agers from Park City, according to Kirk. They told the police they bought the silver cap gun at a dollar store but the police are unsure why they brought it to the resort.

They did not threaten anyone with the cap gun.

No charges are pending, Kirk says.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Saturday, Feb. 17 at 11:51 p.m., the police were called to the 300 block of Main Street, where someone reported an unruly person was told to leave a bar. The person, though, continued to linger, the police were told. The police warned the person not to return.

The police arrested a man on a public-intoxication charge at 11:21 p.m. on the 300 block of Main Street. The police were told the man exposed himself and urinated in public. The police took him to jail.

The police arrested a woman on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at 10:11 p.m. on S.R. 224 near the McPolin Farm.

Police officers issued seven warnings to drivers parked in a fire lane on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The warnings were written at about 9:50 a.m. The police ticketed one person for parking in a handicapped spot without the proper permit.

An officer wrote a driver a ticket at 7:36 p.m. at Deer Valley Drive and Main Street for failing to stop at a stop sign.

Officers wrote at least eight warnings for parking violations over about an hour starting at 6:23 p.m., including on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive, the 1700 block of Park Avenue and the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive. The cars were parked in fire lanes, the police say.

A purse was reported lost on the 300 block of Main Street at 11:20 a.m. The police were told it contained a Tennessee driver license, credit cards and cash.

A green-colored truck reportedly crashed into a fire hydrant on the 200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 12:05 p.m. The Park City Water Department was summoned.

The police sent an officer to the 2200 block of Sidewinder Drive at 9:14 a.m. after someone hung up when they called 911. The officer spoke to a housekeeping supervisor, who told the police there was a problem with a former employee. The person had left, the police say.

An officer warned two people not to throw a football across the street on the 1200 block of Park Avenue at 1:08 a.m.

On Friday, Feb. 16 at 10:14 p.m., the police wrote a ticket to a person who was reportedly double-parked on the 400 block of Main Street.

The police received a complaint that two vehicle were parked on the sidewalk on the 500 block of Deer Valley Drive at 2:49 p.m. Someone told the police the vehicles forced people to walk in the street. Officers were unable to locate the cars, though.

The police issued a driver a ticket for parking in a fire lane on the 7600 block of Royal Street at 11:53 a.m.

Skis were reported stolen at 11:13 a.m. on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police say the skis are valued at $871.45.

The police found snowboarders in the skateboard park at City Park at 11:12 a.m. They were warned. The park is closed and snowboarders are not allowed inside the facility.

On Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7:09 p.m., the police received a report that a woman passed out on a bus on the 1000 block of Iron Horse Drive. She woke up and left on her own accord, the police say.

On Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 10:56 a.m. the police received a complaint that two snowboards were stolen on the 1600 block of lower Iron Horse Loop Road. The snowboards were taken from a second-floor balcony, the police were told.

The police were told at 8:19 a.m. that a driver left a gas station without paying the bill on the 1600 block of Bonanza Drive. Officers investigating found the suspected vehicle was earlier reported stolen in Salt Lake City. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.

On Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 10:12 a.m., the police received a complaint that a camera was stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The camera is valued at more than $200, the police say.

Officers arrested a person on a drunken-driving charge on S.R. 224 at 1:18 a.m.

On Monday, Feb. 12 at 8:31 p.m., the police were summoned to put down a deer after a traffic accident on the 3200 block of Meadows Drive. The police say a driver struck the animal and it was suffering.


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