Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 – 6 a.m. Friday, September 27, 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.
1200 W. North Temple St.
Two juveniles left the Fairpark TRAX station and began to walk north on the Jordan river trail. A male who was in front of them suddenly turned, produced a weapon, and demanded one of the juvenile’s shoes and cash. The victims complied and the male then fled north on the trail. The suspect is described as a teenage male Hispanic with black hair, last seen wearing a black sweater and a black backpack.
Hit & Run
1280 W. Andrew Ave.
A male juvenile was playing basketball in the street when an older model red Ford Ranger with black rims approached from the east. The truck failed to stop and struck the juvenile. The driver got out of the truck, spoke to the juvenile, then fled in the truck. The juvenile sustained very minor injuries. The incident was captured on video.
Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer
922 E. 2100 S.
Officers responded to a bicycle theft in the area. While investigating they saw one of the involved parties on a bicycle. They attempted to contact the male however he fled on foot. Officers gave chase, and at one point during the foot pursuit the male took out a knife, brandished it, and told the officers to get back. Eventually the male stopped running but refused to drop the knife and continued to tell the officers to stop. One officer deployed his Taser and the male was taken in to custody without incident. Joshua Price, 30, was booked into jail for aggravated assault on a police officer, failure to stop at command of a law enforcement officer, and interfering with arrest.
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