Police Blotter for Nov. 23, 2005
Park City police officers round up stray horses The Park City Police Department appeared to have their hands full with animals on the loose last week. Wednesday, Nov. 16, an officer on duty witnessed a traffic accident between an elk blocking northbound lane of traffic at S.R. 224 mile marker eight, and a car Thursday, Nov. 17, police received numerous calls reporting loose horses on S.R. 224 at 9:16 a.m. Officers were able to herd the horses back into a pasture with an open gate. Owners were located and secured the animals. Friday Nov. 18, officers responded to horses on the loose on S.R. 248 and Dump Road at 2:24 p.m. The owner was contacted, and upon arrival, it was found that a battery for the electric fences had been taken. Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included: Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8:44 p.m., The Summit County Sheriff’s Office warned Park City police of a possible kidnapping attempt, but one minute later, Park City Police Officer responded to find that the people who called dispatch were all right, but that a car had followed them. Officers determined there was no criminal intent.
At 4:37 p.m. on Marsac Avenue, there was a report of someone attempting to open a charge account under someone else’s name on Marsac Ave. Earlier Sunday, on Park Ave. at 1:40 p.m., police issued a citation for expired registration.
Police issued a citation for expired vehicle registration at 10:53 a.m. on Iron Horse Drive.
At 1:47 a.m., police issued a citation for speed on State Road 248 and Woodbine Way.
Saturday, Nov. 19, at 9:36 p.m., and again at 9:59 p.m. police issued citations for speeding on Kearns Boulevard.
At 6:58 p.m., police issued a citation for speed on State Road 224.
Three citations were issued for violations at the Main Street roundabout at 12:54 a.m.
Friday, Nov. 18, a person called the police to report someone passed out in the island flowerbed on Park Ave. at 11:57 p.m.
According to the police report, a car on S.R. 248 hit a deer at 9:37 p.m.
Police responded to a man reporting his intoxicated girlfriend hit him in the face. Police advised both parties to leave the premises.
Someone called to report a vehicle burglary on Prospector Ave. at 5:09 p.m.
At 3:46 p.m., someone called the police to tell them two men were riding long boards down Mine Road using both lanes of traffic. Police issued a verbal warning to the skateboarders. On Park Ave. at 1:46 p.m. a woman called to tell police that her screen window had been cut on Park Ave.. She did not want to file a report, but instead requested a special watch in her area.
On Kearns Boulevard at 9:26 a.m., a hit and run was reported to the police. A car was hit on the crosswalk to the seminary earlier in the morning, but there were no injuries, according to the police report.
Thursday, Nov. 17, police issued a citation for speed to a driver at Comstock Dr. and Kearns Blvd. at 10:13 p.m.
At 6:14 p.m. a person called to report a two-car traffic accident at Sidewinder Dr. and Kearns Blvd. According to the police report, there were no injuries, and both cars were towed.
On Meadows Court Dr. a neighbor notified the police that an alarm had sounded in a nearby house at 5:03 p.m. Park City Fire District staff responded to find a water main broken.
A Main Street business owner received a threatening phone call regarding a family member at 2:18 p.m., according to the police report. The business owner was able to make contact with the family member and told the police later that everything was OK. Police will verify the call as a prank.
On Deer Valley Dr. and Heber Ave., police issued a citation for speed at 1:54 p.m. Someone reported a hit and run to police at 12:58 p.m. on Snow Creek Dr. The officer made contact with the owner who said the bumper pops back into place. Since there was no damage, the car owner did not file a report.
On Park Ave., police issued a parking citation at 11:53 a.m.
An officer on truancy checks found two females on Sidewinder Dr. and transported them back to Treasure Mountain International School.
Police issued a citation for speed on Park Ave. at 11:37 a.m. An officer placed a working radar trailer on 12th Street and Park Ave. at 10:11 a.m. On S.R. 224, police issued a citation to a driver for speeding at 9:28 a.m. On Park Ave., an officer issued a parking citation. Someone stole a $2,800 bike on Lowell Ave. according to the police report. The burglary happened at 8:51 a.m., and police have recorded the incident as a felony theft. At 2:11 a.m., a resident on Little Kate Rd., told police a neighbor’s barking dog had been an ongoing problem. Police told the resident to contact the owners, but the dog had been left home alone with access to the outside through a dog door. Police referred the incident to Summit County Animal Control for a follow-up. Wednesday, Nov. 16, an officer made a traffic stop on a truck pulling a trailer without license plates on Heber Ave. and Main Street at 9:25 p.m. A resident on Little Kate Rd. asked for an officer to respond to a neighbor’s barking dog at 7:32 p.m., but upon arrival, the officer could not locate the animal. On Park Ave. and Deer Valley Dr., an officer stopped to assist a stranded motorist at 5:28 p.m. The officer gave the driver a ride to the convenient store for gas. At 3:22 p.m., someone reported four skateboarders had picked the lock of the skate park. Upon arrival, an officer escorted the skateboarders out and notified the recreation department to secure the park. Police issued a parking citation on Homestake Rd. at 12:02 p.m. On Swede Alley, police issued a citation for speed at 10:02 a.m. Between 8:09 and 8:16 a.m., police gave four verbal warnings for stop sign violations on Sidewinder Dr.. Tuesday, Nov. 15, police issued a citation for a red light violation on S.R. 224 and Main Street. Officers responded to an oversized U-Haul truck that had jackknifed on Ridge Ave. and King Road at 4:02 p.m.
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