Watch Log: Friday, November 3, 2017
November 6, 2017
Watch Log: Sunday, November 5, 2017
November 6, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 – 6 a.m. Sunday, November 5, 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 

2:52 p.m.
Retail theft
150 N. 900 W.

Officers responded on shoplifters who were fighting with security. One of the suspects threatened to shoot security however no weapon was seen. Officers engaged the suspect and he resisted arrest. A Taser was used and the suspect was taken into custody. Officers booked Paul Yarber, 43, into jail for possession of a controlled substance, retail theft, resisting arrest, assault, trespassing, threat of violence, and false information. Officers booked Mercedee Houser, 43, into jail for retail theft, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a drug paraphernalia.

10:48 p.m.
Assault on a police officer
400 S. & West Temple St.

Officers stopped an individual suspected of breaking into cars when an uninvolved man tried to intervene on the suspect’s behalf. The man was extremely intoxicated. He kicked several officers and spit on them. The suspect was taken into custody. Officers booked David Landa, 21, into jail for interference, assault on a police officer, and public intoxication.

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