Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, December 13, 2020 – 6 a.m. Monday, December 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.
Aggravated Assault on Police Officer/Stolen Vehicle/DUI
2700 S. 700 E.
Officers were dispatched on a possible DUI. On arrival, they observed a vehicle stopped and running in the parking. The driver appeared slumped over the wheel. An Officer roused the driver and was attempting to remove him from the vehicle when the driver yanked his hands away, grabbed the steering wheel and accelerated backwards. The officer was trapped in the doorway and dragged by the car up and over a curb and into a fence. Assisting officers were able to take the suspect into custody. The driver, Tino Cesspooch, 31, was taken to jail for aggravated assault, stolen vehicle, possession, DUI and several felony warrants. The officer suffered injuries to his foot and head.
323 W. 200 S.
A suspect entered the Jade Market, threatened the cashier with a taser-like device and demanded the contents of the till. The clerk complied, and the suspect fled the store on foot.
2183 S. 1900 E.
Three suspects arrived at a residence and began attacking the victim. The suspects then entered the residence and attacked another resident. They stated they were looking for a third person that was a former resident. During the assault the initial victim sustained head injuries.
48 W. Market St.
The suspect from the case above were now in the downtown area and got into an altercation with a person that was walking his dog. The altercation turned physical and someone fired off a round from a gun. The suspects fled the scene. Officers patrolling the area located the vehicle and determined that the suspects were eating at a local restaurant. Officer took the three suspects into custody. No firearm was recovered. Christopher Begue, 21, Tag Flowers, 20, and Tarren Gomez, 24, were booked into jail for burglary and other charges related to the incidents.
780 S. 900 W.
The victims were sitting in their car when a man got into the back seat and showed a weapon while demanding cash. The male victim turned over his wallet and the suspect exited the car and fled in a silver sedan which was parked nearby.
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