Watch Log: Saturday, January 25, 2014
January 27, 2014
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January 27, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014 – 6 a.m. Monday, January 27, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events they felt stood out in the last 24-hour period. 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, please visit

1:30 p.m.
Theft/Assault on a police officer/Taser deployment
1405 S. 300 W.

A man took numerous items from the store and fled from store employees. Officers arrived and were told by citizens that the suspect was hiding in the restroom of a nearby restaurant. Officers made contact with the man and attempted to take him into custody, but the suspect refused to comply. The suspect began to resist the officers’ efforts and began assaulting one of them. One officer used a Taser to gain control of the suspect and take him into custody. Anthony Pendergast (12/22/81) was booked into jail for theft, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and fleeing.

11:32 p.m.
Shots Fired
1340 W. 800 S.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered several bullet holes in the wall of an apartment building and several shell casings on the ground. Officers are continuing the investigation.

3:00 a.m.
Trespassing/Assault on a police officer/Taser deployment
310 S. 900 E.

Officers responded to a call of a man who was being aggressive and had been trespassed from the store previously. When officers arrived they attempted to speak with the suspect, but he became aggressive and refused to comply with the officers’ requests. The suspect then began to fight with the officers. One of the officers used pepper spray on the suspect but it had no effect and the suspect continued to fight with officers. Officers then used a Taser and were able to take the suspect into custody. David Nelson (12/19/71) was booked into jail for trespassing, aggravated assault and resisting arrest.