Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, April 10, 2020 – 6 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
1099 S. West Temple St.
Officers responded on a suspicious circumstance where a male was found driving a stolen golf cart covered in blood at 1300 S Main St. The suspect made statements about why he was covered in blood. Fearing another person was injured, officers responded back to where the golf cart was stolen and performed a security sweep of the male’s apartment. Inside they located a deceased male later identified as Robert Carter, 58. William Bradley, 54, was arrested for homicide and related charges.
Robbery with a Gun
1242 S. 300 E.
The victim was in the bathtub when 2 unknown males entered the home. One male white adult wearing a camo jacket and pants entered the bathroom and pointed a gun at the victim ordering her to stay where she was and be quiet. The two suspects then fled the scene taking the victim’s purse, two cell phones, and a black BMW 328i the victim had recently purchased. BMW has previous owner plates W371YP, and right rear bumper damage. Suspects and vehicle still outstanding.
2361 S. 900 E.
The victims were confronted by a male suspect while at Fairmount Park. The suspect had accused the victims of stealing from him. The male became angry and pulled out a knife and threatened to stab them while pointing the knife at them. The suspect then got in his vehicle to leave, one victim got behind the vehicle to document his license plate. The suspect reversed and steered his vehicle, attempting to run her over. Officers located the suspect and initiated a traffic stop at 900 E. Parkway Ave. and the suspect fled at a high rate of speed. The officers did not pursue the vehicle. The suspect was involved in a 4-car accident a short time later at 900 E. 3300 S. Medical responded and the suspect was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Due to possible Covid-19 the suspect is being held in quarantine. Charges will be screened. Unified Police are handling the traffic incident.
Wasatch Dr. and Navajo St.
Dispatch received multiple calls of shots fired. Officers found several shell casings in the alley. There were no reports of damage or injuries.
389 S. 900 E.
The victim was at Liberty Park when he saw 2 unidentified suspects going through his personal items. The suspects are described as white males, one was wearing jacket and the other wearing a t-shirt. When the victim confronted them, one of the suspects stabbed him in the leg. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
233 N. Redwood Rd.
The victims observed a Polynesian male breaking into their vehicle in the parking lot of their complex. They confronted the suspect and the suspect tried to leave the scene. When the victims attempted to stop the suspect, he pulled out a knife and stabbed one of the victim’s the chest. The suspect fled on foot. The victim’s self-transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle
Pioneer Rd. and California Ave.
Officers were patrolling in the area when they encountered a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot. The vehicle returned as being stolen. The officers conducted a stop on the vehicle. Daniel Mendehall, 45, was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and methamphetamine.
1157 W. California Ave.
A younger male Hispanic wearing a black coat, and a green bandana over his face came into the 7-11 to buy a drink. The clerk opened the cash register to give the suspect his change and the suspect brandished a gun. The victim ran to the back of the store leaving the register open. Suspect left in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money.
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