Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of significant events over the last 24-hour period. Items contained herein 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.
2145 Fight/Taser Deployment
211 S. 500 W.
Officers made contact with two men who were involved in a verbal argument. As officers attempted to separate the two individuals, one of the men took a fighting stance with officers and refused to comply with the officer’s commands. A Taser was used to take the individual into custody. Curtis Houle (11/14/62) was booked into jail for public intoxication, interfering, assault on a police officer and other related charges.
0249 Aggravated Assault
821 W. 300 N.
An 18-year-old male and three of his friends went to the home of an individual he believed had assaulted him earlier in the day. The four suspects were threatening the resident when a police officer on patrol drove past the suspects. The suspects observed the police officer and quickly walked away. The officer was able to stop two of the suspects but the other two ran from the officer. Arriving officers located the other two suspects a short distance away and attempted to stop them but they fled. The officers chased the individuals and were able to take them into custody. Alexis Garcia (4/14/95) and Jesus Velasquez (1/6/95) were booked into jail for aggravated assault. Timothy Trujillo (6/21/76) and Robert Wallis (7/22/91) were booked into jail for failure to stop for a Police Officer.
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