In Memoriam: Sergeant John Johnston (1911)
July 8, 2014
Watch Log: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
July 10, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – 6 a.m. Wednesday,  July 9, 2014


SALT LAKE CITY— The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for 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

3:49 p.m.
1154 E. Brickyard

Kohl’s Department Store reported a theft in progress.  An officer arrived and confronted a male suspect who resisted and fled the area.  Other officers arrived and caught up to the suspect nearby.  Gerardo Garcia-Apac (5/28/87) was booked on several charges including theft, resisting, and fleeing.

5:58 p.m.
Man with a knife
Pioneer Park

Witnesses called to report a man in the middle of Pioneer Park threatening people with a knife.  Officers arrived and found the suspect with an open box cutter. He was taken into custody.  Raymond Rodgers (10/10/78) was booked for disorderly conduct and brandishing a weapon.

8:50 p.m.
Shots Fired
916 N. 900 W.

Dispatch received a call that two men were shooting at one another, one of them in a vehicle. Officers and a K-9 Unit responded and found bullet holes in a vehicle and shell casings on the ground. An involved person was located in a nearby apartment complex. The investigation is ongoing.

12:29 a.m.
Stolen Vehicle
310 S. 400 W.

An officer observed a pickup truck run a stop sign and conducted a traffic stop. Upon investigation it turned out the vehicle was stolen. Michael Crosthwaite (9/2/67) was booked for possession of a stolen vehicle.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip