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Police Blotter


Car break-ins reported in Old Town and elsewhere in Park City

Someone broke into several cars in Park City last week, the Police Department reports, another string of vehicle break-ins in a city where some people do not lock their cars at night.

On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 4:01 p.m., someone reported a vehicle break-in on Daly Avenue, on the southern end of Old Town. Public police logs do not provide details, however.

Earlier that afternoon, at 2:49 p.m., someone complained their car was broken into on Norfolk Avenue. The public police logs, though, do not provide details.

At about noon that day, the police received a similar report from Fenchurch Drive, where someone told the police thieves targeted a black-colored Ford Explorer. Details were not available.

On Monday, Oct. 29 at 11:36 a.m., someone reported a car break-in on the 1700 block of Kearns Boulevard.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Nov. 4 at 1:15 p.m., someone told the police a man and woman might be living in a van in a parking lot at the Empire Avenue-Park Avenue intersection. Officers investigated and found the two were moving, not staying in the van.

Someone called officers to the S.R. 224-Meadows Drive intersection at 1:09 p.m., when a woman reportedly jumped out of a Volkswagen and ran away from the car. When officers arrived, the woman and the Volkswagen were gone. Public police logs provide few other details.

The police received a call at 1:45 a.m. from the 1800 block of Park Avenue, where someone told the authorities there was an emergency. Dispatchers received another call soon after of a fight in a room. Officers arrested two people on charges of disorderly conduct.

On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 6:50 p.m., an officer warned a driver who the police say did not stop at a stop sign. The police pulled the driver over on Park Avenue near Holiday Village.

At 3:27 p.m., an officer stopped a driver on Stonebridge Circle and wrote the person a ticket for having an expired registration. The officer also warned the person for driving a car with a cracked windshield.

Officers were called to the Bonanza Drive-Deer Valley Drive intersection at 2:46 p.m., when two dogs reportedly were running around. The intersection is among the busiest in Park City. Officers were unable to find the dogs.

Someone lost a wallet on Main Street at 1:33 p.m.

The Police Department says someone broke into a vending machine on the 2000 block of Park Avenue. The police received the report at 11:41 a.m., but people at the building said the machine was broken into the previous night. The police say $6 in quarters were taken, and there are no suspects or witnesses.

Someone complained of being attacked by two men on the 1400 block of Park Avenue. The man may have suffered a broken nose and it bled badly. The police say they have no suspects.

On Friday, Nov. 2 at 12:44 a.m., the police received a complaint of a person described as a "skin-head male with a man purse," according to public police logs. The man was seen outside a nightclub near Main Street and Park Avenue, and the people told the police the man caused a problem outside a nightclub. An officer did not find the person.

On Thursday, Nov. 1 at 4:27 a.m., the police received a complaint of a woman being unaccounted for after going to a Halloween party in Park City. The woman’s daughter called the police. The woman was found and indicated she was heading home, the police say.

Officers ticketed two people on lewdness counts at 12:49 a.m. on the 500 block of Swede Alley. Public police logs do not provide details.

A Dumpster was found in the road on the 1400 block of Park Avenue at 12:35 p.m. An officer pushed it to the side.

On Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 6:01 p.m., a vehicle was reportedly speeding on the 1500 block of Deer Valley Drive. An argument ensued between the driver and someone else, but public police logs do not provide details.

At 1:08 p.m., the police received a complaint of a BB being shot at a business’s window on the 700 block of Main Street.

A person reportedly fell in what is described as an industrial accident at 11:42 a.m. on the 8800 block of Marsac Avenue. According to the police, the 25-year-old man was semi-conscious but breathing normally. He did not suffer open wounds, the police say. A medical helicopter was called.

At 10:24 a.m., someone reported finding a bicycle in a lot next to a house on the 2200 block of Little Bessie Avenue.

Two men were reportedly fighting at 10:08 a.m. on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive. One is a painter and another is a neighbor, the police say, and neither wanted to press charges. They both left.

On Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 9:29 a.m., the police were called to S.R. 224 outside the McPolin Farm, where a truck was reportedly emitting lots of exhaust and possibly oozing tar. The police were unable to locate a truck fitting the description.

At 9:24 a.m., the police received a report of an accident between a dump truck and a car on the 1200 block of Park Avenue.

On Monday, Oct. 29 at 12:41 p.m., a cement truck reportedly backed into a streetlight on the 2700 block of Morning Star Drive.

At 10:52 a.m., the police and the Park City Fire District were called to the 400 block of Ontario Avenue, where a hissing sound was reported, possibly from a gas leak. The police shut down the road, and a gas valve was switched off.

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