In Memoriam: Officer Harold A. Peterson Sr. (1954)
October 27, 2016
SLCPD Seeks to Identify Suspects in Car Wash Homicide
October 27, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – 6 a.m. Thursday, October 27, 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 

7:07 a.m.
Stolen vehicle
330 N. 800 W.

Officers stopped a stolen vehicle. The driver admitted to stealing the car.  The suspect had a glass drug pipe and shaved keys in his possession.  Officers booked Juan Hernandez, 27, into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of burglary tools and possession of drug paraphernalia.

1:20 p.m.
Aggravated assault
221 W. 400 S.

Two men got into an argument over a bottle of vodka. The suspect grabbed a piece of cement and struck the victim in the head. Several other unknown individuals jumped in to fight the victim as well. The victim sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The suspect is described as a Native American male adult with long hair wearing a red shirt.

8:45 p.m.
Stolen vehicle
1000 S. 300 E.

A man found his stolen trailer listed for sale in the classifieds. The victim had video surveillance of the theft which captured the truck that was used to steal the trailer. Officers went to the listed address and located the stolen trailer, the suspect truck and two other stolen motorcycles. They also located two other trailers that are believed to be stolen and a Bobcat loader with an altered VIN. The investigation is ongoing.

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