In Memoriam: Detective David W. Olson (1980)
March 22, 2016
Watch Log: Saturday, March 19, 2016
March 22, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2016 – 6 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016


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

6:09 a.m.
Vehicle Theft
1060 N Catherine Street

A victim called to report that his truck had just been stolen. The victim’s neighbor had witnessed the theft and was following the truck. Officers responded to the area of 2300 North and 1200 West when it was reported the stolen truck had rolled as the suspect attempted to pull onto southbound I-15. The suspect fled southwest on foot. Containment was set up arriving a business owner reported that the suspect was spotted on their property.  Officers responded and were able to take Randy Gblah 23, into custody. Gblah was booked for vehicle theft and fleeing.

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