Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018 – 6 a.m. Friday, August 17, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
Recovered stolen firearm
1450 S. W. Temple
Officers responded to the area of 1450 S. West Temple on reports of teenagers making noise and drinking. Officers arrived on scene and several juveniles attempted to flee the area. Several were detained. During the course of the investigation a stolen handgun was located on one of the juveniles. He was taken to youth detention.
490 N. Redwood Road
The suspect entered the store at this location and demanded money while brandishing a weapon. The suspect then fled the store and was spotted driving away by an officer that was in the area. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver fled at a high rate of speed. The vehicle got onto Legacy Highway heading North. The driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed in Davis County. The vehicle then caught fire and officers pulled the driver from the vehicle before it was totally engulfed in flames. The driver had injuries that required medical attention. The driver was identified as a male juvenile.
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