Watch Log: Saturday, December 13, 2014
December 16, 2014
Watch Log: Monday, December 15, 2014
December 16, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Sunday, December 14, 2014 – 6 a.m. Monday, December 15, 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

7:04 a.m.
441 S. 400 W.

The victim stated that he was standing in a parking lot at the listed address when the suspect drove up to him, produced a handgun and fired one round.   The victim was shot in the face.  The suspect described as a male black adult driving a white vehicle with tinted windows. The suspect fled south on 400 West then westbound onto the freeway.  The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

8:00 a.m.
1708 S. State Street

Joshua Holbrook (1/29/73) entered the Mowhawk Convenience Store, collected several items and attempted to leave the store without paying for them.  The store clerk was assaulted by Holbrook as he fled the store.  Officers were in the area and were able to locate and take Holbrook into custody without incident. Holbrook was booked into jail on one count of robbery.

12:15 a.m.
874 E. 1300 S.

Suspect entered the Shell Convenience Store and gave the clerk a note with instructions to open the register and give him the money.  The clerk opened the register but quickly placed the cash in the safe drop.  The suspect picked up his note and left the store empty handed.  The suspect was last seen on foot southbound 900 East.  Suspect described as a male Hispanic adult, 25 years old, 5’4″, average build, wearing a navy blue winter coat with a hood and dark pants.

11:40 p.m.
Suspicious Vehicle
500 E. Kensington Ave

Officers responded on a suspicious vehicle at 500 E. Kensington. Upon arrival Officers discovered the vehicle, which was occupied by four people, was stolen out of Colorado. While dealing with the occupants of the car, officers smelled the odor of marijuana. A police dog was used and discovered a large amount of marijuana inside the car and under the hood. Thomas Porter (10/21/92) was arrested for Possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a stolen vehicle.  Josh Studstill (1/21/92) was arrested for false info and possession of paraphernalia.

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