Police Blotter for Dec. 7, 2005
Snowfall may be a boon to resort business, but last week The Park City Police Department responded to several dangerous road situations as a result of slippery road conditions.
On Sunday, Dec. 4, at 1:10 a.m., Police helped a man on Estates Dr. whose car was stuck in the snow. The owner also called a tow truck to help him. On Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6:49 p.m., an officer called a tow truck for a vehicle that slid off the road from extremely snowy conditions on Royal St. On Friday, Dec. 2, truck slid off Marsac Ave. from icy road conditions at 1 a.m. Upon arrival, an officer found a man inside the truck on the edge of the hillside and requested a tow truck to respond. The officer told the man to sit still and not attempt to exit.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included: On Sunday, Dec. 4, police received a complaint from a store on Sidewinder Drive of four men fighting inside the establishment at 11:58 p.m. One of the men left in a green Honda, someone reported and the remaining three walked. Police searched the area and were unable to locate the men.
Police gave a verbal warning for expired registration on Bonanza Dr. at 8 p.m.
On Prospector Avenue, someone reported a car parked in a handicap space at 9:57 a.m. An officer gave a verbal warning to the man who owned the car and he moved it.
Someone reported a 30-year-old man lying down in a gutter in front of a hotel on Sidewinder Dr. at 2:07 a.m. The man was conscious and breathing when police requested medical assistance. An ambulance transported the man to the hospital by 2:24 a.m., according to the police report.
Earlier, at 12:47 a.m., an officer requested medical assistance for a 27-year-old woman conscious and breathing, but exhibiting behavior of a possible drug overdose. The officer informed dispatch that the patient refused medical treatment and left the scene.
Police arrested a man for assault on Main Street at 12:45 a.m.
On Saturday, Dec. 3, an officer gave a verbal warning to someone on Main Street for public intoxication at 10:47 p.m.
A man reported a theft of $500 from the unit he was staying in on Shortline Road at 9:31 p.m. An officer helped the man fill out a report for what police report indicated was a "felony theft (firearm)."
On Bonanza Dr. And Munchkin Rd., an officer posted six 72-hour notices on vehicles and issued one parking citation for parking in front of a fire hydrant at 5:38 p.m.
At 4:56 p.m., on Prospector Avenue and Mine Rd., an officer assisted a stranded motorist involved in a slide-off due to extremely snowy conditions. The officer was able to successfully free the vehicle from the snowbank.
Someone reported a white S10 pickup truck hit a couple of bus signs on Deer Valley Dr. and drove off the road at 2:23 p.m.
According to the police report, there was a two-vehicle accident on Empire Ave. And 15th St. An officer took a report and identified no injuries.
On Deer Valley Drive, a woman told police painters dumped paint cans into the dumpster at 12:25 p.m. An officer directed the woman to the proper city department.
Someone reported a trail of blood from a community hot tub to a guest’s room on Empire Ave. at 10:30 a.m. The officers arrived and found a person had been injured by broken glass and no medical was needed.
On Bonanza Dr., an officer stopped a vehicle without license plates at 12:52 a.m. The officer issued a citation to the driver for driving without a license.
According to the police report, medical responded to a possibly injured individual after a fight on Main St. at 12:43 a.m.
On Friday, Dec. 2, someone called police to report two women in a parking lot with drugs. Police cited both women for marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia at 10:19 p.m.
Police arrested a woman in a white Ford truck on Park Ave. for public intoxication at 10:26 p.m., after someone reported the woman had been yelling and honking the horn of her truck for no reason.
Police issued a citation for speeding to a driver at Kearns Blvd. and Comstock Dr. at 7: 22 p.m. An abandoned car with an expired 72-hour parking violation was towed at 5:41 p.m. on Park Ave. A person called police to complain that snow was being plowed onto his property at 1:45 p.m. Police referred the person to code enforcement. Someone vandalized a bus stop at Silverlake Village at 12:30 p.m., according to the police report. The estimated value of the damage is $350. Officers assisted with a delivery truck that slid off the road at Meadows Dr. and American Saddler Dr. at 11:49 a.m. A woman called from Marsac Ave. at 11:17 a.m. to report her Social Security number had been used by another party. Police closed Mine Rd. at 10:41 a.m. because of weather conditions. Police issued a citation for speeding in a school zone to a driver on Kearns Blvd. at 8:26 a.m. At Norfolk Ave. And 10th Street, a Park City snowplow driver requested an officer to respond to two cars blocking access for plows to complete their work. An officer posted 72-hour notices on both cars that were partially blocking the road, however, according to the police report, the plow was able to get through by 6 a.m. On Thursday, Dec. 1, Police received a call from a Park City residence at 11:40 p.m. Officers found a woman overdosed on alcohol, rubbing alcohol and pain killers and requested medical to respond. A woman from Round Valley Way reported two fraudulent charges on her credit card at 2:49 p.m. Someone told police two small children had been left home alone at 10:03 a.m. Officers took the children to family services and turned them over to a case worker by 11 a.m. A person on Park Ave. reported that there were terrorist threats made at a 8:50 a.m. meeting. On Wednesday, Nov. 30, a car slid off the road at Kearns Blvd and Cooke Dr. at 9:20 p.m. Upon arrival, an officer requested an ambulance respond to a man who was apparently having a seizure from a diabetic reaction. A tow truck was called and the man was treated on-scene. The car was pulled out of the ditch by a tow truck without any damages. At 7:31 p.m., a sergeant reported a two-vehicle traffic accident on Kearns Blvd. and Bonanza Dr. A 49-year-old woman’s car’s airbag was deployed and the sergeant informed that she was not injured, but that she had not been wearing her seatbelt. The woman had a head laceration and complained of an ache in her left arm. Dispatch notified the Summit County Sheriff’s office and medical. Tow trucks removed the vehicles from the scene. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, a transit supervisor told police that a city bus had hit a tree on Empire Ave. at 9:54 p.m. An officer requested a big tow hook. A mother reported her son had overdosed on Ambein at 6:42 p.m. The mother refused medical, and when officers arrived at the residence, police discovered the mother and son had gone to a local clinic for medical attention. A neighbor of an Aerie Dr. resident kept a sprinkler system on, and iced up the neighbor’s yard. An officer went to the residence, but could not find the owner. Dispatch called the water department to shut off the home’s water.
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