December 12, 2007
Cars in China Bridge and on Kearns Boulevard suffer break-ins
Parkites suffered a small string of vehicle break-ins, the Park City Police Department says, cases that occurred as drivers were otherwise preoccupied digging their cars out after the big snows last weekend.
According to the Police Department, someone complained of a break-in at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9 in the China Bridge garage on Swede Alley. Nineteen minutes before, someone else said they were victimized, also in China Bridge.
Public police logs do not provide details about the cases.
Earlier in the week, on Thursday, Dec. 6, the department received a break-in call from the 1700 block of Kearns Boulevard. The case, reported at 8:29 a.m., occurred the night before in an underground garage. The car suffered a broken window on the passenger side.
People with information about the cases can call the Police Department at 615-5500 or call the department’s anonymous tip line. The number is 615-5847.
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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week include:
On Sunday, Nov. 9 at 7:45 a.m., a person on the 100 block of Woodside Avenue complained of a parked white-colored car in his driveway. The man told the police he could not drive his car out of the driveway.
Parking problems were reported over about 10 minutes starting at 3:58 a.m., with complaints coming from the 400 block of Main Street, Swede Alley and the 300 block of Main Street.
Police and medical crews were called to the 200 block of Main Street at 1:54 a.m., when a 22-year-old woman was having trouble breathing, the police say. She was taken to Salt Lake City. Public police logs do not provide details.
On Saturday, Dec. 8 at 5:17 p.m., three cars struck each other at the Bonanza Drive-Deer Valley Drive intersection. The police say the accident blocked traffic, but public police logs do not provide details.
A snowplow struck a fence on the 2500 block of Sidewinder Drive at 3:55 p.m., someone told the police. Investigating officers, though, report snow appeared to cause the damage to the fence.
A power line fell onto the road on the 1700 block of Park Avenue at 3:31 p.m. Police officers and a crew from the Park City Fire District responded.
Officers tagged cars blocking snowplows on the 100 and 400 blocks of Park Avenue at about 2:30 p.m. The police tagged numerous cars in Park City during the weekend’s snowstorm.
The police received a call from the Park City Mountain Resort area at 11:12 a.m., after someone was reportedly found using someone else’s ski pass. The person was held, but public police logs do not provide details. The police frequently treat similar cases as what is known as ‘theft of service,’ meaning a person does not pay for their time on the slopes.
At 2:38 a.m., a snowplow driver complained to the police that kids were building a ramp made from snow on the 800 block of Woodside Avenue. The ramp hampered snowplows, the police say, and officers warned several people.
On Friday, Dec. 7 at 9:54 p.m., a car reportedly suffered a broken windshield when a chunk of ice fell on it while a person was driving. The case occurred on the 700 block of Main Street, and police logs indicate the person was driving northbound, or downhill, on Main Street.
Officers were called to the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard at 6 p.m., after kids reportedly were seen throwing snowballs at cars. When the police arrived, the kids ran toward Prospector.
A two-vehicle accident was reported at 5:48 p.m. on the 1600 block of Bonanza Drive. The police say nobody was hurt, but the vehicles suffered damage.
A herd of about 30 elk was seen on S.R. 248 at 8:22 a.m. The animals left the road.
On Thursday, Dec. 6 at 4:40 p.m., a Park City police officer driving in West Valley City called dispatchers reporting they had nearly hit a vehicle. The other driver swerved in front of the officers and hit a wall, according to the police. Authorities in West Valley arrested the other driver on a drunken-driving charge, the police say.
On Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 5:52 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident occurred at the Deer Valley Drive-Short Line Road intersection.
Someone complained that a laptop computer was stolen from a business on the 1500 block of Kearns Boulevard at 10:13 a.m.
On Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 9:05 a.m., someone reported a car was stolen on the 2000 block of Park Avenue, but it was later found outside a local market.
At 1:11 a.m., a truck reportedly struck a building on the 100 block of Main Street, but nobody was found inside the vehicle. The police say alcohol was found, though. The police are treating the incident as a drunken-driving case, but police logs do not provide details, including whether officers arrested someone.
On Monday, Dec. 3 at 2:56 p.m., teens reportedly were causing trouble on Daly Avenue. The police say several boys were filming themselves snowboarding.