Watch Log: Saturday, July 5, 2014
July 7, 2014
Watch Log: Monday, July 7, 2014
July 8, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 – 6 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014


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. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) in a given case. 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

11:36 p.m.
1962 S. 100 E.  (Sugarhouse Laundry)

Officers were dispatched to the Sugarhouse Laundry and observed sparks visible from the back side of the coin change machine. The suspect, Michael Vestal (6/2/61), had crawled through a vent to access the back side of the machine and was using a grinder to access the coins. He made a large hole in the coin machine and pulled wiring pulled. Officers booked Vestal for burglary.

3:21 a.m.
1416 S. State

Officers located Hoang Vu (9/2/61), a suspect in a theft case, at the above address. They made contact with Vu in his hotel room, where in plain view they observed various drug related items. After writing and serving a search warrant for the room, officers found cocaine, heroin and meth. Vu was booked into jail for a felony warrant and three counts of possession of drugs with intent to distribute.

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