In Memoriam: Sergeant Nephi Pierce (1923)
March 26, 2017
Watch Log: Saturday, March 25, 2017
March 27, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 – 6 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 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. 

7:06 a.m.
Carjacking
2310 E. 2100 S.
17-52682

A woman parked in the lot of Anytime Fitness and was approached by a man. The suspect produced a handgun, opened the victim’s car door and attempted to remove her from the vehicle. The victim threw a cup of hot coffee in the suspect’s face and he ran from her vehicle. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult wearing dark clothing, sunglasses and was last seen in a tan SUV.

1:32 p.m.
Fraud/Warrant arrest
2001 S. Main St.
17-52900

Officers responded on a fraud in progress at the Wells Fargo Bank. Officers took the suspect into custody and determined that she had a felony warrant. Officers booked Leah Martinez, 33, into jail on her aggravated robbery warrant.

3:40 a.m.
Carjacking
1000 W. California Ave.
17-53341

A woman left her vehicle idling in the driveway of her home. She saw the brake lights turn on, ran outside, opened the driver’s door and confronted a man in the driver’s seat. The suspect backed out of the driveway, ran over the victim’s leg and drove away. The victim suffered minor injuries and was evaluated by medical at the scene. The vehicle was later found unoccupied. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, unknown age, wearing a black hat, blue hoodie and jeans.

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 us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip

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