Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020 – 6 a.m. Sunday, May 17, 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.
242 W. Paramount
20-85676 & 20-85679
Julian Matthes, 24, was in a verbal argument with Eric Langston, 37 in front of the Gale Miller shelter. Eric had a knife in his hand and swung it at Julian’s face. Julian suffered a minor laceration down the right side of his face. This was captured by the security cameras at the shelter. Later (Case# 20-85679), Julian found Eric at the Ballpark Trax and confronted him. Julian pulled out his own knife and began chasing Eric along 1300 S. Witnesses and Julian stated he had his knife out and was chasing Eric. Julian yelled at Eric that he was going to stab him. Julian was in possession of a knife that matched the description Eric gave. Both were arrested for aggravated assault and transported to jail.
1001 W. Tally Ho St.
An officer was flagged down in the area of the listed address. Witnesses reported that a vehicle was driving erratically. The officer located the vehicle and saw four subjects walking away. When they saw the officer, they fled on foot and started jumping into the yards of multiple addresses. The subjects were quickly located with the efforts of West Side Bikes, Patrol, and Motors. One of the subjects, Narciso Gallegos, 19, left his bag containing his ID, 73.6 grams of marijuana, 1.3 grams of heroin, and a scale in the backyard of one of the addresses. He was booked into jail for fleeing and possession with intent to distribute. The driver of the vehicle, Nayely Rios, 19, was arrested for DUI. The other two juveniles who fled were released to their parents.
600 S. 200 W.
A female went to the Maverik at the above location. When she went to enter the store, she was told that in order to follow the social distancing standard she needed to wait outside until a person left. The female stated she would not wait outside, and instead pulled a knife from her pocket, and waived it at the clerk as she walked in the store. She then filled a fountain drink and exited the store without paying, while still having the knife in her hand. Bike officers arriving in the area located the suspect, who initially physically resisted officers, but was taken into custody without injury. The drink and knife were both located on her. Tyawna Traylor, 29, was transported to jail and booked for aggravated robbery and resisting.
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