Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020 – 6 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 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.
Robbery/Occupied Stolen Vehicle
369 N. 300 W.
A male approached a vehicle and demanded the victims belongings while brandishing a handgun. The victim honked her horn and scared the suspect who ran from the scene. Information obtained indicated the suspect fled in a stolen vehicle. Officers were able to locate the suspect a short time later in the area of 900 W. and 600 S. along with the stolen vehicle. More victims approached officers at this location and indicated the suspect had attempted to rob and assault them as well. Officers determined the suspect was a juvenile and he was booked into detention on multiple charges.
1269 E. 2100 S.
A male approached the employee working in the pharmacy and told them they were being robbed. The employees complied and gave the male some pills, the suspect then fled out an emergency exit. The suspect was described as a male White adult last seen wearing a black baseball cap, dark blue polo shirt, dark shorts and gray shoes. He was wearing a surgical style face mask.
131 E. 700 S.
The victim was speaking with a female which angered the female’s boyfriend. The boyfriend shot the victim with a sling shot and then fled the scene.
285 E. 100 S.
The victim was walking in this area when he was approached by a male in a blue shirt and blue shorts. The suspect produced a handgun and fired 3 shots at the victim before fleeing south on 300 East. The victim sustained a non-life-threatening injury and was transported to a local hospital. It appears the victim and suspect may know each other.
1154 E. Ashton Ave.
Three suspects approached the victim who was sitting in a parking lot at this address. The males demanded the victim’s property while brandishing golf clubs. The victim complied and the suspects began to flee, however as they were leaving one of the suspects attempted to hit the victim with the golf club. The suspects were located a short time later and taken into custody. Abraham Martinez, 22, was booked into jail for robbery and aggravated assault. Sean-Thomas Blair Richards, 36, was booked for robbery. River McKell Roney, 24, was booked for robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia. The victim was uninjured.
Protesters from two different groups merged and occupied the streets, blocking traffic at various intersections. Motor officers diverted approximately 400 motorists, however approximately 25 motorists were either blocked or diverted by protestors.
As the protest moved past 200 S. State Street an officer observed a male lying face down in the roadway. The officer went to the male in order to render aid. The protest continued to move away from the officer, however a small group of people who were following the protest in a car broke off from the protest and drove back to where the man was in the street. This group proceeded to interfere while officers, and later paramedics who were attempting to help the male. As more officers began to approach the area the group dispersed.
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