Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019 – 6 a.m. Sunday, July 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.
1211 N. Redwood Rd. #149
Officers responded to a possible burglary in progress, when they arrived they found a female victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Detectives responded and the investigation is still ongoing. The victim has been identified as Kathryn Blair Leavitt, 27.
1600 W. 400 S.
The victim stated they heard two gunshots last night at around 1:30 a.m. This morning when they went outside the victim found two shell casings in front of their apartment and a bullet hole in the outside wall that penetrated into the attic space. No injuries were reported.
Taser deployment, Aggravated Assault on Police
1624 S. Park Street
Officers responded on a suspicious person call and observed an individual matching the description at the listed address. When Officers tried to make contact with the male, he threw a bag that contained an ignited Molotov cocktail at them, which did not explode. It was then seen by the officers that the suspect had a knife in his hand. One officer provided cover as another used his taser. The taser had the desired effect and the suspect was then taken into custody. On the way to jail, the male started kicking the patrol window and had to be restrained. He was identified as Jason Garcia, 43, and was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, and damage to jails.
312-1345 S. Foothill Rd.
The victim had an unidentified female in his room for a massage. The female opened the front door and let 2 males in the room. One of the male suspects punched the victim and took his wallet and phone while the other male suspect sprayed him with pepper spray. All suspects then left the room. The victim called the police. One of the suspects is described as a male Hispanic with short hair. The female suspect is described as a white female with red hair in her mid-30s.
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