Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021 – 6 a.m. Sunday, April 11, 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.
Burglary in Progress
2256 S. Lakeline Cir.
The complainant observed a vehicle on the property on surveillance camera and learned at least two people had entered the residence which should have been unoccupied. Officers entered the house and took two individuals into custody. Chad Lapniewski, 50, and Aleksandra Rodriguez, 31, were booked into jail for burglary and possession of illegal drugs.
79 S. Main St.
The victim stopped to talk to two males about religion when an argument ensued. The victim was pushed to the ground and stabbed by one of the males. The suspect fled on foot and was not located. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect is described as a Black male adult in this 30s, wearing a black hoodie with yellow writing.
350 E. 700 S.
An officer observed a stolen vehicle and attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled, and the officer did not pursue. Officers later saw the driver fleeing the vehicle on foot and gave chase. Anthony Wilkerson, 32, was apprehended and booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of controlled substance, failure to stop at command of law enforcement officer.
713 N. Starcrest Dr.
Officers responded to this address on a protective order violation. Once on scene they learned the male half had kidnapped his child from West Valley City and fled to this address. There is an active protective order against the male which protects his child and the child’s mother. SLCPD and West Valley officers responded to the residence to contact the male suspect. As officers attempted to take the male into custody he resisted. Four members of the suspect’s family intervened and pushed the officers away from the suspect, which allowed the male to flee into the house. Negotiators and SWAT were called out. Announcements were made and everyone, but the suspect and child exited the residence. Officers eventually were able to enter the residence and the suspect was taken into custody. The child was safely returned to his mother. Francisco Yanagui, 27, was booked into jail for a protective order violation, resisting arrest and kidnapping.
854 S. State St.
Officers responded to shots fired at this address. They located two male victims who had gunshot wounds to their extremities. Shell casings were located on scene. Both victims were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
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