Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 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.
1692 W. North Temple St.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had committed several traffic violations. Once stopped the officer observed drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. A warrant was written for the search of the vehicle. A stolen handgun was found under the driver’s seat as well as methamphetamine. Brandon Simmons, 39, was booked into jail for possession, possession of a weapon by a restricted person and related traffic infractions.
1760 S. 100 E.
The Rabbi called to report that a member of the synagogue had broken into the building. The suspect had been acting emotionally unstable and possibly was intoxicated. He had been taken home by other members of the congregation only to return later in the night and attempt to enter. He was taken to jail for burglary. The suspect is not the suspect in earlier events of vandalism at the synagogue.
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