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February 27, 2015
Watch Log: Saturday, February 28, 2015
March 2, 2015

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, February 27, 2015– 6 a.m. Saturday, February 28, 2015

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, please visit

5:27 a.m.
Aggravated assault – SWAT response
1815 W. Sir Jeffrey Cir.

Officers responded to a domestic violence call where the suspect assaulted his wife and threatened her with a knife. The victim fled from the home and called police. Officers were informed that the suspect had access to a gun. Patrol set up containment and attempted to call the suspect out of the home without success. SWAT responded and cleared the home but no one was found inside the residence. The suspect is still outstanding.

8:42 p.m.
510 E. 1300 S.

A man was exiting the store and walking to his vehicle when he was approached by a male suspect who demanded money and threatened the victim. When the victim didn’t comply, and instead began moving back toward the store, the suspect assaulted the victim and then ran off through the parking lot. The suspect was described as a white male adult, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, and was wearing a black hoodie pulled up over his head, a blue bandana covering his face, and a knee brace.

9:26 p.m.
Aggravated robbery
1716 S. State St.

Police were called to a robbery where witnesses were physically detaining the suspect. The suspect also matched the description of the suspect from the earlier robbery on 1300 South. The suspect had entered the restaurant and demanded money while claiming he had a gun. He then went behind the counter, shoved one of the employees out of the way and took cash from the till. Other employees grabbed the suspect and held him there until police arrived. Police booked John Armstrong, 32, into jail for aggravated robbery and robbery.

11:48 p.m.
1000 E. Hudson Ave.

A resident called police after a man had entered his home. The suspect left but then entered a second home, kicking in the back door. The suspect walked through the house and left out the front door. He then began kicking a van that was parked outside. Officers arrived and took the suspect into custody without incident. Police booked Nicolas Wurzer, 27, into jail for 2 counts of class A criminal trespass, class A criminal mischief, and public intoxication.

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