Watch Log: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
November 30, 2016
Press Release: SLCPD seeking person of Interest in Homicide
December 1, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2016 – 6 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 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

1:04 p.m.
Drug arrest
616 S. 200 W.

Police responded to a call of a wanted male in one of the rooms. Officers took one individual into custody that was wanted for outstanding warrants. Officers also observed drug paraphernalia and a search warrant was written for the room. Both individuals had large amounts of cash on them, and officers seized marijuana, prescription drugs, cocaine and a handgun. Officers booked Nelson Houck, 25, and Jessica Pacheco, 23, into jail for possession of cocaine, marijuana and prescription drugs with intent to distribute, possession of paraphernalia and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number.

5:09 p.m.
Stolen vehicle
1457 W. Indiana Ave.

A man found his vehicle that he had reported stolen earlier and followed it while giving updates to dispatch. Officers were able to catch up to the vehicle at 1457 West Indiana Avenue and took the driver into custody. Police booked Salvador Velasquez-Larios, 46, into jail for DUI, possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of paraphernalia.

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