Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, December 15, 2013 – 6 a.m. Monday, December 16, 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: slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
Stolen Vehicle-T/A-Foot Pursuit
161 W. 600 S.
Officers received a report that a shuttle van had been stolen from a local hotel. An officer located the vehicle being driven on the roadway and stopped at an intersection. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused and pulled away, nearly striking an officer who was at the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver then drove the wrong way on a one-way street, and then struck another vehicle. The driver got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. Officers were able to stop the suspect and take him into custody. Adrian Begay (12/22/86) was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, DUI, aggravated assault, fleeing, false information, and numerous traffic violations.
1009 S. Main St.
Officers responded to the above location looking for a wanted person. They observed the suspect’s vehicle in the parking lot with a man inside. As the officers approached the vehicle, the man threw something on the floor and jumped out of the vehicle. The officers stopped the suspect and discovered a gun on the floor of the vehicle. Officers booked Oscar Alcantara (9/23/91) into jail for possession of a weapon by a restricted person and possession of a controlled substance. They booked the wanted person, Edelche Reed (10/5/83), for warrants, as well as possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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