Taxis park in no-parking zones and fireworks reported in Prospector
A Park City police officer warned two taxi drivers after they were reportedly seen parked in zones where they are not allowed on Saturday, Feb. 24.
At 8:19 a.m., the police were at the 1700 block of Park Avenue, where the taxis were reportedly seen.
One was warned for waiting in a fire-truck lane and the other for waiting in a handicapped parking spot, the police say.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11:10 p.m., a police officer wrote a ticket to a driver who reportedly made an illegal left-hand turn on the 1500 block of Deer Valley Drive. A few minutes earlier, a driver was warned for the same offense at the location.
At 2:38 p.m., the police received a complaint that a street vendor was selling art on the 300 block of Main Street. The person, though, was gone when officers arrived. The practice is typically not allowed in Park City.
At 9:07 a.m., the police received a complaint that a delivery truck hit a pole on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue. The police say nobody was injured.
On Friday, Feb. 23 at 8:50 p.m., the police warned a group of people against putting handbills on cars. The case was on the 400 block of Main Street.
A purse was reportedly stolen from a room on the 2900 block of Deer Valley Drive at 7:51 p.m.
Snowboarders were seen riding on a railing on Iron Horse Loop at 4:51 p.m. The police warned them and the snowboarders left.
At 5:24 p.m., people were seen lighting fireworks on the 2600 block of Annie Oakley Drive. The police warned them not to do so. They had used all their fireworks by the time the officer arrived, according to the department.
The police received a complaint that an ATM card was stolen at 1:19 p.m. on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The person told the police they left the card in a cash machine and someone had used the card.
At 10:45 p.m., the police received a report that skis and bindings were taken from the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The police say the equipment is valued at more than $200.
The police arrested a person on a retail-theft charge on the 1500 block of Park Avenue, where several people reportedly ate food before paying. The police say the case is valued at less than $50.
On Thursday, Feb. 22 at 9:36 p.m., a snowboard was reportedly stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. It is valued at more than $200.
Officers were called to the 300 block of Main Street at 1:01 a.m., where four men, reportedly drunk, were seen kicking a taxi. Officers saw the men leaving in a taxi.
On Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6:04 p.m., the passenger-side mirror of a slow-moving car in the Brew Pub parking lot struck a person, the police say. According to the police the person was standing in a line to purchase a parking receipt when the driver tried to pass. The person said he was OK and a medical crew agreed. No charges were filed, the police say.
At 4:56 p.m., skis were reportedly stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. They are valued at more than $200, the police say. Earlier that day, at 1:31 p.m., another stolen-ski case was reported at the same address, also valued at more than $200.
On Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 10:28 p.m., the police received a complaint a red Honda Civic was stolen on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard. The victim told officers he left the car’s engine running and the doors unlocked before it was taken, the police say.
At 8:46 p.m., the police responded to a car that reportedly rolled over at the intersection on Bonanza Drive and Iron Horse Drive. The police say the driver left, was found by officers and ticketed on charges of leaving the scene of an accident, failing to tell the police of the accident, speeding and not having a driver license.
A four-vehicle accident was reported at 5:24 p.m. at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Monitor Drive. No injuries were reported.
At 1:44 p.m., four snowboards were reportedly stolen on the 1700 block of Park Avenue.
On Monday, Feb. 19 at 6:45 p.m., skis were reportedly stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. They are valued at more than $200.
A bicycle was reported stolen at 1:11 p.m. on the 2000 block of Little Kate Road. The police say it is valued at more than $200 and taken from a backyard.
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The Park City Police Department last week received reports of drivers struggling in a late-season snowstorm. The complaints were logged in various locations inside the city. The accidents did not appear to be serious.