Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, February 26, 2021 – 6 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021
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.
744 S. 1300 W.
A victim left a passenger in his vehicle while stopping at this address. A white Mercedes SUV pulled up next to the victim vehicle. A white male got out of the back-passenger seat of the Mercedes and pointed a gun at the victim on the front porch. The suspect then got into the victim’s running vehicle and pointed a gun at the passenger and told the passenger to get out of the car. The SUV and the stolen vehicle then left the scene.
500 S. Emery St.
Officers in the area heard shots fired. Calls also came into dispatch about shots fired. Officers responded to the scene and located empty shell casings. No property damage or victims were located.
221 N. 600 W.
An officer located a stolen vehicle in the area. The vehicle pulled over and the suspect fled on foot. Officers located the suspect in a nearby home. Alejandro Vargas, 25, was booked into the jail for the stolen vehicle.
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