Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 – 6 a.m. Friday, November 22, 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.
Pursuit – Robbery Suspect Arrest
400 N. Oakley St.
Officers observed a vehicle which was wanted in connection with two robberies from the day prior. A traffic stop was initiated but the vehicle fled, and officers pursued. A short time later the vehicle stopped, and one male ran on foot from the car before the car quickly fled again. The driver lost control and spun out. The remaining 3 occupants fled on foot but were quickly caught. The individual who fled on foot during the pursuit was also found and detained. During the investigation the vehicle was found to be stolen. 3 of the 4 occupants in the vehicle were booked into juvenile detention for robbery and other charges. The 4th occupant, also a juvenile, will have charges screened.
Narcotics and Weapons Arrest
1416 S. State St.
Officers were conducting patrols in the area of 1300 S. State St. when they observed a possible wanted person. Officers contacted the individual a short distance away. During the investigation it was found the individual did have warrants and he was placed under arrest. During a search of his person a loaded handgun was found. Officers also found narcotics and paraphernalia in the suspects vehicle. Ahmed Abdullahi, 29, was booked for warrants, possession of a firearm by a restricted person, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics with intent to distribute.
365 N. 700 W.
Officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired. Shell casings were found in the street, officers did not locate any damage and no injuries were reported. Investigation is ongoing.
700 N. Redwood Rd.
Officers responded on a report of two male Hispanic adults in a dark colored vehicle pointing a handgun out the windows. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the vehicle or the suspects.
Foot Pursuit and Narcotics Arrest
75 N. 800 W.
Officers attempted to speak with a group of pedestrians when one male appeared to be trying to hide something while walking away. Officers announced themselves and told him to stop but the male fled on foot. Officers gave chase and caught the male on the TRAX platform. The male actively resisted arrest but was eventually taken into custody. Franklin Concepcion Ordonez Velasquez, 21, was booked into jail for possession of a controlled substance, fleeing on foot, resisting arrest, possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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