Watch Log: Friday, May 9, 2014
May 12, 2014
Watch Log: Sunday, May 11, 2014
May 12, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 – 6 a.m. Sunday, May 11, 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

9:36 a.m.
200 W. 400 S.

The victim had been participating in the Race for a Cure and had left her backpack, containing her cell phone and some money, on the grounds at Washington Square near the finish line of the race.  Upon getting back to her bag she found it gone along with the contents.   The victim used another cell phone to call her own phone.  The victim was able to make contact with a person who offered her phone back but for a price.  The victim contacted police.  Officers were able to locate the Dennis Garcia (10/7/53) at the location that had been arranged by the victim.  Garcia was arrested for the theft of the backpack and phone.

4:38 p.m.
Foot Pursuit-Warrant Arrest
Fairmont Park

Tyler Arns (7/23/90) was contacted for smoking in the park.  When pressed for his real name, Arns fled on foot northbound through the park. Officers responded to the area and took Arns into custody after a short chase.  Arns was taken to jail for false information, fleeing and warrants.

10:47 p.m.
Aggravated Robbery
225 S. 500 W.

The victim went to the shelter area to purchase crack cocaine. He took with him his 9mm Ruger Semi-auto handgun and a 12″ fixed blade buck knife with wood handle as protection. He met with a black male and was introduced to a Hispanic male.  The victim was offered crystal meth instead and refused to buy it because he was looking for crack. During the encounter the victim advised them he had a gun and a knife for protection and that he wanted no trouble. The black male asked to see the gun and took it from the victim.  The victim was then beaten and robbed of his money and knife.

1:26 a.m.
Shots Fired
149 W. 200 S.

A fight broke out in front of club elevate, a male (NFD) began to fire rounds into the air.  He then ran behind the club and fired more rounds. No one was hit and no injuries have been reported.  Numerous casings from a .40 caliber handgun were recovered.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD and any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip.