Watch Log: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
September 28, 2016
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September 30, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – 6 a.m. Thursday, September 29, 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

11:06 a.m.
Bike theft
241 N. 300 W.

Officers were notified of a bike theft. They reviewed video surveillance at West High School and observed a man cutting a lock off the bike. Officers then saw the suspect riding the bike and were able to take him into custody. The suspect had a backpack containing cable cutters.  The man admitted to stealing the bike. Officers booked Jess Stewart, 38, into jail for theft, criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana and burglary tools.

6:56 p.m.
Foot pursuit/Drugs
70 S. 600 W.

Officers observed suspicious activity near a vehicle. After several hours contact was made with a man who jumped into the vehicle. The suspect was asked for identification.  The man then exited the vehicle and ran from the officers. The suspect was quickly taken into custody. Officers booked Lavell Jackson, 37, into jail for fleeing on foot and possession of spice and heroin.

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 us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip