June 13, 2007
Hazmat crew finds soapy residue in Poison Creek
Park City police officers and a hazardous-materials crew were called to Poison Creek near S.R. 224 after someone reported a liquid in the stream, which runs from the mountains south of Old Town toward the Snyderville Basin.
According to the Park City Police Department, the hazardous-materials crew discovered the substance to be soapy residue. The substance, the department says, washed into the creek during a storm.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week include:
On Sunday, June 10 at 11:41 p.m., the police were called to the 2200 block of Comstock Drive, where loud music and noise was reported. Officers asked the people to quiet down.
A woman called the police at 8:38 p.m. from City Park asking officers to check on her 17-year-old daughter, who was playing volleyball. The police say the teen-ager and a man are involved in an ongoing dispute. The police did not find the man.
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Officers ticketed a woman on a shoplifting charge at 7:04 p.m. on the 900 block of Iron Horse Drive. The police released her to her mother.
A theft was reported on the 2500 block of Aspen Springs Drive at 4 p.m. According to the police, belongings valued at $871 were missing,
A driver hit a deer at 3:32 p.m. at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive.
The police arrested a man on a drunken-driving charge on the 400 block of Main Street at 12:51 a.m. The department also says the person left the scene of an accident. According to the police, two passengers ran away. One was caught and charged with public intoxication, the police say.
At 12:07 p.m., the police received a complaint that an unconscious man was found on a bicycle path the 900 block of Park Avenue. Officers found a man appearing to be drunk, a medical crew was called and an officer took the person home.
On Saturday, June 9 at 3:41 p.m., someone driving a pickup truck backed into a vehicle in a parking lot and left, the police say. Officers stopped a suspect but the person was not involved.
Someone on the 2000 block of High Street reported a house was egged sometime before 2:02 a.m. Officers did not find a suspect.
The police investigated a report at 2:32 a.m. on the 2000 block of Park Avenue that a 17-year-old girl left two hours before and did not return. The police say she was found on a bus bound for Los Angeles.
At 12:53 a.m., the police warned some youths not to toilet paper a house on the 1700 block of Kearns Boulevard.
On Friday, June 8 at 11:20 p.m., the police arrested a man on a drunken-driving charge on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard. He was taken to jail. Earlier, at 9:39 p.m., the police arrested another person on a drunken-driving charge, at the S.R. 224-Thaynes Canyon Drive intersection. The person was taken to jail.
At 3:38 p.m., a juvenile was taken into custody on the 1700 block of Park Avenue after the police say they tried to shoplift. The person was released to their mother.
A truck reportedly hit a street lamp at 4:08 p.m. on the 200 block of Main Street, knocking it down. The driver left, the police say.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 10:38 a.m. on the 1000 block of Iron Horse Drive.
Televisions were reported stolen in two cases, reported at 10:35 a.m. and 10:28 a.m. The cases occurred on Fawngrove Drive and Stonebridge Circle. The police say televisions were stolen in both cases.
On Thursday, June 7 at 6:50 p.m., an officer warned a driver after the person reportedly did not pull over for an emergency vehicle at the Buffalo Bill Drive-Kearns Boulevard intersection.
An officer took a young man into custody at 12:48 p.m. after he was found with a bicycle matching the description of one stolen on the 1200 block of Park Avenue.
The police received a report people were having a pillow fight in the road on Main Street at 3:01 a.m.
On Wednesday, June 6 at 9:30 p.m., two people reportedly took two watermelons on the 1700 block of Park Avenue.
A mailbox was reportedly vandalized at 1:34 p.m. on the 1400 block of Moray Court.
On Tuesday, June 5 at 12:50 p.m., a laptop computer was reported missing from a residence on the 1300 block of Park Avenue. The police say the computer is worth an estimated $2,000.
At 1:30 p.m., the Police Department received a report of two forged checks on the 1200 block of Deer Valley Drive. Later that day, in another incident, someone reported a checking account was used fraudulently. The second report was at 8:54 p.m. on the 2700 block of Gallivan Loop.
At 7:15 a.m., a moose was struck by a driver and injured on S.R. 224.
On Monday, June 4 at 10:48 p.m., a car ran out of gas on S.R. 248.