Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, September 11, 2015 – 6 a.m. Saturday, September 12, 2015
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, visit slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
213 S. Montgomery St.
Officers were dispatched in search of a wanted person. As they arrived a man immediately fled into the block. Officers pursued as he ignored commands to stop and after a long foot chase and several failed attempts to stop him one officer was finally able to catch up to the fleeing man close enough to deploy his Taser and the suspect was brought safely into custody. Visan Leremia, 28, was booked for fleeing and several outstanding arrest warrants.
Hit & Run DUI
900 S, State St.
At the traffic light an officer observed a car ram the back end of another car stopped for the light, both cars facing north. The first car then took off westbound as the officer saw the driver discarding drug paraphernalia out the window as the car fled. The officer followed the suspect vehicle until it finally pulled over, but the male driver refused to get out and then began fighting with officers. After refusing several commands officers were compelled to use pepper spray and Tased the man before he finally complied. Benito Silva, 22, was booked for DUI, Hit & Run, drug offenses, and other charges.
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