Chief’s Video Message: Auto Theft Prevention
August 6, 2012
Watch Log: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
August 8, 2012

The Watch Command Log is a daily summary of events of significance compiled by Watch Commanders. There are three watches in a 24-hour period: days, afternoons and graveyards. Items contained in the Watch Command Log are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency.


Taser Deployment
1480 S. Edison Street

An officer was attempting to arrest a 50-year-old man for a burglary warrant when the man tried to flee. As he fled he reached into his pocket. Believing the suspect may be reaching for a weapon the officer deployed his taser. As a result the man fell to the ground, bumping his head. He was transported to a local hospital to be checked for injury to his head. He has not been booked into jail at this time.

Recovered Stolen
780 N. 900 W.

Officers located a stolen vehicle at the above address. A gun was recovered from inside the vehicle. Joseph Ballard (12/19/81) was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a firearm by a restricted person and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sierra Conder (2/20/89) was booked into jail for a warrant.

1363 S. State St.

A man entered the business and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money the man got into the passenger side of a truck which left the scene eastbound on 1300 South. The suspect was described as a male of Middle Eastern descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with black curly hair, his face was “painted” white and he was wearing a black scarf. The driver of the truck was described as a male black adult wearing a green jacket.


No significant events.


No significant events.

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