Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – 6 a.m. Thursday, February 28, 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.
Fleeing on foot
American Ave. & Emery St.
Officers responded on a possible fight between a man and a woman. Upon being stopped the man threw away some drugs and began running. The suspect ran a short distance before surrendering as other officers arrived on scene. Officers booked Narciso Gallegos, 18, into jail for fleeing on foot and possession of a controlled substance. The female was released.
1450 S. West Temple St.
A male juvenile was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot. The suspect’s pointed a handgun at the victim, taking his phone and backpack and then fled on foot. The two suspects are described as two black male juveniles in their late teens, both with tall and slender builds wearing all dark clothing. Investigation ongoing.
47 E. 300 S.
A man was walking on the sidewalk playing on his phone when a suspect walked up and knocked the phone out of the victim’s hand. The suspect punched the victim, knocking him to the ground and then grabbed the phone and ran. Officers saw the suspect as he was running away and took him into custody. The victim was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. Officers booked Taylor Stearns, 29, into jail for public intoxication, fleeing on foot and robbery.
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