PARK CITY, Utah. — Stolen cars, presumed stolen cars and towed cars wrap up this week’s calls for service of the Park City Police Department (PCPD) and the Summit County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD).
On Sunday, March 21st, the PCPD received a report that the Free People store had merchandise stolen.
On Monday, March 22nd, Sheriff’s deputies received a report in which a Luge Lane resident said he tried to remote-start his car, which was parked in his driveway. When he didn’t hear it start, he went outside and found it was gone. He said he had left it unlocked with a key inside.
Also in the SCSD’s day on the 22nd, deputies pulled over a car on S.R. 224 and Bear Hollow Dr. for a driver distracted on his cell phone. During the stop, trace amounts of marijuana was observed. Upon investigation, a small plastic bag containing a clear substance was located and field-tested positive for methamphetamine. Then a glass pipe which the driver said was a meth pipe was also found in the car. The drugs and pipe were confiscated and the driver was ticketed and received a non-custody booking.
Finally, the 22nd had a report from the Enterprise Car Rental Company to Sheriff’s deputies that a car had not been returned to them for a matter of weeks. During those weeks, Enterprise employees had repeatedly triedto contact the renter to no avail.
On Wednesday, March 24th, PCPD Officers responded to a disorderly man at the Spur bar on Main St. He was educated on Park City’s rules and regulations and allowed to leave with sober friends.
Friday, March 26th had a call to the SCSD reporting that a suspicious man was possibly siphoning gas from cars on Station Loop Rd. He was gone before deputies arrived, but caller provided a photo of his license plate.
On Saturday, March 27th, PCPD officers were called to Hillside Ave. between the Park City Mountain base and Old Town, where about 20 people had gathered to watch some guys try to jump over the road via the ski jump they’d built in the snow.
Sunday, March 28th, Sheriff’s deputies went to the Tanger Outlets where a call came from the Vans store of a fight in progress. An employee at the store was being assaulted by an unknown suspect who had pulled up on a motorcycle, and the employee was trying to deescalate the situation. The motorcyclist fled before Deputies arrived.