Watch Command Log Reporting Period: 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 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.
7:36 p.m. Stolen vehicle
486 S. Navajo St.
A family member located their stolen vehicle and gave location updates to responding officers. When the vehicle was stopped the suspect rammed two police cars and then fled on foot. Containment was set up and a K-9 took the suspect to the ground. As the suspect was struggling with the K-9 officers deployed a taser and took him into custody. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries. Officers booked Valentine James Malaki, 24, into jail for possession of stolen vehicle, criminal mischief, fleeing on foot and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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