Park City Police Department

Animal Trapped Illegally On Park City Trail

Jul 31, 2019
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The Park City Police Department responded to a call of an animal caught in a trap on a popular biking trail near Park City Mountain. They also received a report of a man found dead in a stairwell in an apartment complex in the Park Meadows neighborhood.

A little after 7 AM on Sunday morning, a hiker reported a small animal trapped by the foot on the popular Silver Strike trail which connects the Spiro trail with the Park City Mountain Resort base area. 

Police Respond In Force To Scam Emergency Call

Jul 31, 2019

Last month, the Park City Police Department responded to a 911 call claiming a person had been shot in a house in a Prospector neighborhood. The caller was anonymous and police say it was a dangerous prank. 

Park City Police Chief, Wade Carpenter says the call came in the early morning hours of June 14th. They later determined it was a call from an unknown number in Texas. When officers arrived at the house on Cooke Drive. Carpenter says there were three Hispanic men sitting in a car outside the home.



A man was struck a week ago Sunday while riding a bicycle on the path adjacent to the Park City Golf Course. The woman driving the vehicle left the scene and was arrested the next day at the Park City Police Station.

Cada Domingo - Franco Libertini & Enrique Sanchez

Jul 28, 2019

  Franco Libertini and Enrique Sanchez Venegas


Four arrests have been made in the jewelry store burglary that occurred in April in Park City. There are outstanding warrants for three other people. They’ve recovered about $30,000 in merchandise and have rewards posted for the remaining stolen property valued at $52,000.

The Park City Jeweler’s video shows a person breaking the Main Street display case and gathering up handfuls of jewelry in the early hours of April 27th. There are seven suspects from the Weber and Davis County areas.

As we’ve reported, Park City parent Robert Ainsworth has filed a lawsuit, alleging that City Police and the Park City School District withheld information that could have saved his son from a fatal opioid overdose, nearly three years ago.

The 44-page suit was filed in U.S. District Court, charging the governmental defendants with civil rights violations.

A Park City parent has filed a lawsuit against the city police department, and the Park City School District, saying they withheld information that could have saved his 13-year-old son from a fatal overdose on the opioid known as Pink in 2016.

The suit was filed by Robert Ainsworth over the death of his son Ryan.

The named defendants include Park City Police Lt. Darwin Little, the Principal of Treasure Mountain Junior High, Emily Sutherland, and a counselor there, Nicholai Jensen.

 A dump truck loaded with dirt, traveling down the upper Marsac Road on Thursday evening lost its brakes. An accident was avoided because the driver used the run-a-way truck ramp. Commercial vehicles have a propensity for non-compliance and safety issues are almost always found during traffic stop inspections. Park City’s vehicle inspector shared some details with KPCW.

Liberty Defense

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes announced a partnership with security manufacturer Liberty Defense to begin beta testing new imaging technology in Utah. The scanners could be used at sports stadiums, schools and large events, like the ones Park City hosts. 

Orbea Rallon Mountain Bike

A high-end mountain bike stolen from a garage in Westminster, Colorado last fall was purchased in February on E-by by a person living in Park City. Recently, the bike was relisted on the website and was identified as the stolen bike. The Park City police department was notified of the posting and they set up an undercover operation to recover the mountain bike.

Park City Municipal Corporation

After screening the documentary “Era of Megafires” Wednesday, a panel of emergency responders from Park City, Summit County and Wasatch County discussed how they’re preparing for longer fire seasons and bigger fires along the Wasatch Back’s wildland-urban interface. 

Video Surveillance Shows Jewelry Store Smash And Grab

May 3, 2019
PCPD-stolen jewelry items from Park City Jewelers

 The Park City Police Department released a video showing the smash and grab theft from a Main Street Jewelry store that occurred last week. The video is posted on along with photos of the stolen jewelry. Carolyn Murray has this:

Bicycle And Jewelry Thefts Reported In Park City

Apr 29, 2019
PCPD-stolen jewelry items from Park City Jewelers

The Park City Police Department received reports of two separate bicycle thefts over the weekend. They also responded to an unusual alarm call with a Main Street jeweler.

Two mountain bikes were discovered missing from a car port on the 1100 block of Woodside Avenue on Friday morning. Park City Police Department Captain, Phil Kirk says the owner discovered the two bikes missing at 7 am and said they were locked but the cable had been cut. One was a red and black Diamondback Recoil. The second was a gold and black Specialized Crossover.

Park City Police Department

The Citizens Academy offered by the Park City Police Department is returning this Spring.

Park City police officer Terry Knechtel explains why the police department offers the 11-week course.

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The Park City Police Department arrested two women and one man Tuesday for vehicle and retail theft. They’ve also been charged with possession of drugs and paraphernalia.  Carolyn Murray has this:

A Sundance parking attendant contacted the Park City Police Department while working in the Walgreens parking lot on Park Ave. They noticed odd behavior as the suspects made multiple trips back and forth to the car with what looked like stolen retail items. When the police arrived at the parking lot, the car pulled away.