Press Release: SLCPD Seeking Information Related to a Homicide
December 1, 2020
Watch Log: Thursday, November 20, 2020
December 1, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 – 6 a.m. Friday, November 20, 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.

 

9:15 a.m.
Attempted Carjacking
776 N. Terminal Dr.
20-208305 

The victim parked in the pick-up lane at the Airport and exited the vehicle to attend to her granddaughter. As she was doing this a white van pulled alongside her vehicle. A male Hispanic adult exited the van and entered the driver seat of the victim’s vehicle. The suspect told the victim to take the baby and get out. The victim instead tried to grab the male who fled back to the van and left. The suspect was described as 5’9” tall, 20 to 25 years old with a thin build and a chipped front tooth. He was last seen in a white Ram Promaster van.

 

12:45 p.m.
Robbery
1578 W. North Temple St.
20-208337

The victim was working on a building at this address when he saw the suspect stealing tools from his vehicle. The victim confronted the suspect who brandished a weapon and took the victim’s property. The suspect tried to flee on a TRAX train but was apprehended as he exited the train by UTA Police. Franklin Wilt, 28, was booked into jail for robbery, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

1:39 p.m.
Shots Fired
1076 S. 1200 W.
20-208369

Officers responded to a report of a single shot fired at this address. Evidence indicates a shot was fired; however, no one was injured, and no damage was found.

 

9:42 p.m.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle
1245 S. 900 W.
20-208655

Officers observed silver Volkswagen Jetta and recognized it as possibly stolen. Once the driver exited the vehicle officers were able to confirm the vehicle was stolen. The driver saw officers looking at the vehicle and tried to leave the area. She was taken into custody without incident. Luseane Sapoi, 26, was booked into jail for felony theft.

 

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip

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