Watch Log: Saturday, February 8, 2020
February 26, 2020
Watch Log: Thursday, February 13, 2020
February 26, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 6 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020


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

4:35 p.m.
Wanted Person
600 N. Warm Springs Road

Officers were out looking for a male with warrants. Two males got into a white car and drove from the area where they were looking for the male. Officers believed the male was in the car. Officers initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle fled and a short pursuit ensued. The vehicle pulled over and both males fled. John Samamanieg, 39, was caught after a short foot pursuit. He was arrested for fleeing. The other male, Graciano Sanchez, 36, fled and containment was set up in the area. An officer with a K9 located Sanchez hiding in a bush. Sanchez received a bite to his thigh. Sanchez was taken to the hospital for the bite wound. Sanchez had multiple felony warrants including aggravated assault. He was arrested on his warrants and for fleeing.

10:29 p.m.
Fight, Dog Bite
2234 S. Highland Dr.

An officer was working an OT shift at the Sugarhouse Shelter when he observed Nathaniel Woody 46, actively assaulting shelter security. The officer gave verbal commands to Woody to stop the assault, but Woody refused. The officer deployed his K9 and Woody was bit on the arm. The injury was very superficial due to the amount of clothing the Woody was wearing. Woody was booked into jail for assault, public intoxication and resisting arrest.

10:31 p.m.
Drug Warrant
410 N. Kress Cir

Detectives were investigating drug sales from the above address. A warrant was issued, and the SWAT team served the warrant on the location. A gun was recovered as well as drugs and drug paraphernalia. Javier Urcino 22, was arrested for distribution of drugs and possession of a firearm by a restricted person.

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