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Watch Log: Saturday, December 14, 2013
December 16, 2013

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 – 6 a.m. Saturday, December 14, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY — 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 events they felt stood out in 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

11:21 a.m.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle
343 E. Blaine Ave.

An officer responded to a call of a stolen vehicle. The officer located the vehicle and attempted to take the driver into custody. The suspect failed to comply with the officer’s orders but was eventually taken into custody after the officer deployed a Taser. Victor Padilla-Garza (1/29/95) was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.

12:30 p.m.
Bank Robbery
701 E. 400 S.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., a man walked into the Zions Bank branch at 701 E. 400 S. and demanded money from a teller. Suspect is described as male, possibly Hispanic, 5 feet 6 inches tall, very thin, “very weathered looking face,” according to a witness, wearing a light-blue sweatshirt, light-blue jeans, knit hat with brim (darker color). Last seen leaving northbound through Residence Inn parking lot.

1:22 p.m.
Auto/Bicycle Accident
239 E. 400 S.

A 62-year-old man was riding a bicycle along 400 South. The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

3:53 p.m.
Bank Robbery
1635 S. Redwood Rd.

A man walked into the Zions Bank branch and demanded money from a teller. The suspect was described as a male white adult, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a slim build, approx. 180 pounds, in his 20s, with a tattoo on the right side of his neck, wearing a white and purple flannel shirt, light-blue jeans, and black knit beanie.