Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014 – 6 a.m. Friday, September 26, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
278. W. 2100 S.
A man and a woman entered the convenience store, gathered up some items and then tried to leave the shop without paying. As the clerk confronted them the female suspect pushed past her and both fled in a blue Honda. Detectives have identified the couple and are actively searching for them.
832 W. North Temple
A man inside the Cricket Wireless store approached the clerks, displayed a weapon, and demanded money. The suspect took cell phones from the employees, store cell phones, a laptop and money. No one was injured. He is described as a black male adult, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 130 pounds, white shirt, gray sweat pants, new Air Jordan black and white shoes.
200 S. Main St.
A car was travelling East along 200 South when it failed to stop for a red light and collided with a TRAX train. The driver was transported to the hospital with injury but stable condition. No injuries on the Train.
Drive by Shooting
921 S. 300 W.
Nightclub security directed two men to leave the club. A short time later they returned, pulling their car up to a group of people standing in the parking lot. The suspects briefly confronted the group when several gunshots rang out. Two of the rounds struck a nearby car. As the suspects fled south they drove by other officers on a different call. As the car sped past, the officers recognized the car from an earlier broadcast and followed it until it stopped nearby. Alfredo Batalla (3/26/81) and his brother Miguel Batalla ((7/14/89) were arrested without incident and booked on several charges including discharge of a firearm from a vehicle. No one was injured.
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