Press Release: SLCPD Looking for other Possible Victims of Sex Assault
March 6, 2018
Watch Log: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
March 8, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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

12:32 a.m.
Resisting arrest
968 S. Navajo St.

Officers responded on a disturbing the peace call and encountered a man who was reported to be threatening people. The suspect took a fighting stance and advanced on officers. A Taser was deployed and the suspect was taken into custody. While being placed in handcuffs the suspect kicked one of the officers. Officers booked Raul Amezcua, 46, into jail for disturbing the peace, public intoxication, resisting arrest, assault on a police officer, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of a protective order and outstanding warrants.

7:31 p.m.
1252 W. 400 S.

Two men entered a store, pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded cash. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene. The first Suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult wearing a red puffy jacket or hoodie, tan pants, black and white ski mask and had a handgun. The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult wearing a brown plaid shirt and was sparking a Taser during the commission of the robbery.

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