Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, August 13, 2020 – 6 a.m. Friday, August 14, 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.
800 W. North Temple ST.
The victim was in the area when he was assaulted with a blunt object. The victim began to defend himself when his wallet was taken, and money was removed. The suspect is described as a male Black adult in his 30; s last seen wearing a long sleeve gray shirt, black sweatpants, black baseball hat and gold teeth. The victim received medical treatment on the scene.
Hit & Run/Search Warrant
500 S. 700 E.
Officers responded on a hit and run at this address; the victim provided suspect information which led officers to a residence. Once there they encountered a female at the residence who admitted being in the vehicle but was uncooperative. Michelle Mejicanos, 24, was arrested and booked into jail for obstruction, failure to identify, and false information to a police officer. A search warrant was written on the house and the driver was cited for hit and run and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle/Weapons Offense/Stolen Police Vehicle
996 S. Redwood Rd.
Officers located a stolen motorcycle and this address. A male had been observed trying to start it with something other than a key. The male was handcuffed and placed in the rear seat of a police vehicle. Officers were in the process of obtaining a search warrant for a separate vehicle when the male was able to get his hands in front of him, open the rear door and exit the vehicle. He then entered the front seat and drove off in the police vehicle. A short time later officers located the vehicle in a nearby neighborhood. The male was located a short distance away hiding in a backyard. Sione Takai, 34, was booked into jail on numerous charges including possession of a firearm by a restricted person, parole violation, felony theft, escape and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
Man Down/Bicycle Accident
1171 S. 200 W.
A passerby reported a male was injured in the roadway at this address. It appears the male crashed his bicycle and suffered a non-life-threatening injury.
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