Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2017 – 6 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017
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.
Aggravated assault/Barricaded subject
204 W. 200 N.
A man threatened two of his neighbors with a large kitchen knife. When officers arrived he locked himself in his apartment and stated he was going to harm his neighbors after the police left. Containment was put in place and SWAT was called out. Officers convinced the suspect to exit the apartment. Andrew Hummel, 46, was booked into jail for 2 counts of aggravated assault.
711 S. State St.
A hold up alarm was received at the Bank of Utah. Officers received an update that this was a robbery and began converging on the area when an officer with an outside agency spotted the suspect on State Street. Officers located suspect, Jason E. Smith, 37, and booked into jail for robbery.
1080 E. 500 S.
The suspect entered the Little Caesars Pizza showing the clerk a note stating “Give me the money”. The victim clerk provided the suspect with the cash from the register. The suspect was last seen walking south on 1100 E. then west through the block. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 30’s-40’s, 6 feet tall, 200 Lbs., unshaven, wearing a camo colored ball cap, tan coat, blue jeans and white gym shoes.
200 W. 400 S.
An AP&P officer was working part time at the liquor store when suspect, Derrick Jones, 49, became disruptive. Jones was cutting in line and bothering customers. The officer told Jones he needed to go to the back of the line and Jones yelled obscenities to the officer but left the store. The officer then went outside to deal with some other trespassers when Jones approached him, dropped his backpack, took a fighting stance and punched the officer in the face. The officer was attempting to take him into custody and bystanders called dispatch indicating an officer needed help. Officers expedited response and were able to take Jones into custody. Minor injuries to the AP&P officer. Jones was booked into jail for assault on a police officer and public intoxication.
1060 S. 900 W.
A male juvenile was lost while driving through Glendale, so he pulled into Jordan Park to text his friend for directions. As the victim was driving out of the park two suspects opened the doors to his vehicle and got in. Suspect #1 got into the front passenger seat and pointed a smaller handgun at him. Suspect #2 got into the back seat behind the driver’s seat and put a gun to the victim’s neck. The victim parked and the suspects rummaged through his car and asked for his wallet. The suspects fled from the scene on foot.
Suspect descriptions: #1 Hispanic male adult, late teens/early 20s, chubby build, black spiky hair, wearing baggy jeans and a black t-shirt, #2 Hispanic male adult, late teens/early 20s, slim build with a small black mustache, wearing a gray t-shirt.
731 S. 300 E.
17-21459 & 17-21486
Detectives from an outside agency observed a vehicle run a red light at a high rate of speed. A records check done on the vehicle showed that it was reported stolen an hour earlier. Detectives followed the vehicle and a traffic stop was attempted when assisting officers arrived. The driver attempted to flee but was unable to exit an apartment complex due to the entrance being blocked by all the arriving officers. The driver circled the complex parking area and then jumped out of the stolen vehicle as it was still in motion causing it to collide with two parked vehicles. Officers took Juana Valdez, 30, into custody after a short foot pursuit and booked her into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing.
210 W. 500 S.
Officer observed a stolen vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was taken into custody. Officers booked Enrique Perez, 28, into jail for possession of stolen vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.
535 E. 1700 S.
Two males entered the Seven Eleven with a gun and demanded cash. The suspects left in a truck. Detectives spotted the truck and tried to pull it over. The vehicle fled and a pursuit was initiated. Two suspects were taken into custody. Officers booked James Tamoua, 21, into jail and a 15 year old juvenile into detention for aggravated robbery, fleeing and Obstruction of justice.
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