UPDATED – Crash Test Dummies Demo to Showcase Collision Investigation Techniques Wednesday at 10AM
June 16, 2014
Evidence Disposal Preview Thursday Afternoon
June 17, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Monday, June 16, 2014 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.

9:56 a.m.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle
1829 S. State St.

Auto Theft detectives saw a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Zion’s Motel. The vehicle was to be stolen out of West Valley City.  They waitied until someone got into the truck, moved in and made contact. Rudy Acosta (6/27/74) was booked into jail on the stolen vehicle charge.

12:12 p.m.
Traffic Stop
800 S. 200 E.

A bicyclist was riding at a high rate of speed and ran a red traffic light. A patrol car fell in behind the bike, engaging lights and siren, but the bicyclist rode faster now, against traffic.  The bicyclist suddenly stopped as the patrol car was right behind it. The front bumper of the patrol car contacted the rear of the bike, as the cyclist went down. He jumped up immediately however and began running, captured a short time later. He was checked by medical and released. Roland Roth (8/6/93) was booked for running the red light, failure to stop at the command of an officer, and possession of methamphetamine.

10:15 p.m.
873 E. South Temple

A man with a mask entered the convenience store at this address, brandished a weapon and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled.  He is described as an Hispanic adult, medium build, black mask and hoodie, black jeans, white shoes and gloves. 

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 plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip.

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact thePublic Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).