Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 2021 – 6 a.m. Friday, May 28, 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.
Fatal Traffic Accident
California Ave. & Redwood Rd.
Officers were dispatched on a possible occupied stolen vehicle near 1700 S. Redwood Road. Before officers could attempt a traffic stop on the vehicle the driver fled north on Redwood Rd. and officers did not pursue. The suspect vehicle left the roadway at California Ave. and rolled, ejecting the driver. The driver was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. A female passenger was uninjured.
1009 S. Main St.
Officers were dispatched to assist a victim in retrieving their stolen bicycle. The officers came across the suspect who immediately fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit Vanuivali Bloomfield, 24, was taken into custody and booked into jail for theft, fleeing, possession of burglary tools and outstanding warrants.
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