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. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, please visit:slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
425 S. Redwood Road/319 Bothwell St.
It was reported that a male suspect had pointed a silver handgun at several citizens while at the Maverik. The suspect fled in a vehicle, but continued pointing the handgun out of the window at people in their vehicles. Officers were able to locate the suspect as he fled into the home at the above address. The male suspect refused to come out of the home and eventually was safely taken into custody by SWAT officers. Christopher Woodard (5/31/83) was booked into jail on two counts of aggravated assault, fleeing, obstruction of justice, and child endangerment.
Vandalism to Police Cars
395 S 400 W
While officers were on a separate incident at Pioneer Park they observed a male suspect using a knife to slash the tires of their police cars. The suspect resisted arrest but was eventually taken into custody. Lamar Howard Jeffries (7/30/60) was booked into jail for vandalism, disorderly conduct, false information to police officer, and interference with arrest.
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