Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 – 6 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019
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.
Fatal hit & run arrest
832 W. Arapahoe Ave.
Detectives located the suspect vehicle involved in the fatal hit and run from the previous night. A short time later the involved driver was identified, located and interviewed. Officers booked Sotero Valerio Torres, 36, into jail for felony three hit and run causing injury or death.
1119 S. Glendale Dr.
Four males entered a home and demanded money and property. When the residents told the suspects they had no money they were punched and hit with a bat. At least one of the suspects had a handgun. The suspects fled the scene in an unknown vehicle. One of the victims was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries and the other three victims were treated on scene. The suspects were not located and are described as taller light skinned males with their faces covered by bandanas. Investigation ongoing.
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