Watch Log: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
March 15, 2018
Watch Log: Friday, March 16, 2018
March 19, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2018 – 6 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2018


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

9:41 p.m.
1794 W. Shannon Circle

Dispatch received a call of a suspicious person from an upstairs apartment creating a disturbance outside of the downstairs apartment. It was later updated that a shooting had occurred. The victim returned upstairs with a bullet wound to his face. The suspect had remained downstairs. Officers were able to locate both parties without difficulty. The suspect Jimmy Riojas 47, was taken to jail for aggravated assault. The wound was none life threatening and the victim is expected to fully recover.

2:18 a.m.
Burglary arrest
211 E. Belmont Ave.

Using information based on the Comp Stat model, and postings from Nextdoor, Community Intelligence Unit Detectives identified a pattern associated with garage burglaries. Detectives focused on the area of 900 S. 200 E. looking for the suspect. An alert homeowner notified the Detectives of a person jumping a fence and entering a neighbor’s yard. Containment was set up on the area. The suspect tried to leave the containment area and was taken into custody. The suspect was identified as James Tabler 25. He was arrested for burglary, trespass and possession of burglary tools, more charges may follow.

4:18 a.m.
Foot pursuit
206 W. North Temple

An officer responded to the Maverick on a shoplifter, when he arrived on scene the suspect fled on foot. The officer chased the suspect to the area of West High at which point additional patrol officers set up containment. A K-9 officer and his Bloodhound were able to track the suspect to a nearby construction site where he was located hiding on a crane. Taylor Heimdal 24, was taken into custody without further incident and was booked for fleeing and theft.

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