Watch Log: Friday, December 27, 2019
January 8, 2020
Watch Log: Sunday, December 29, 2019
January 8, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2019 – 6 a.m. Sunday, December 29, 2019


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


1:57 p.m.
Burglary in Progress
1659 West North Temple

The property manager noticed a male that had broken into several unoccupied rooms and had been stealing copper wire from the rooms. The male fled, but officers were able to locate him a short distance away. Peter Ngaue, 37, was booked into jail for burglary, criminal mischief, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.


5:14 p.m.
Wanted Person
1400 S. State St.

An officer made a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle. While speaking to the driver outside of the vehicle, the passenger attempted to move into the driver’s seat and flee. Officers were able to keep this from happening. The passenger was non-compliant and fought with officers. A Taser was deployed, and the man was taken into custody. In the male’s backpack officers found a stolen gun, illegal drugs and suspected stolen jewelry. The male had been wanted for questioning in several cases. Phillip Abeyta, 45, was interviewed by detectives and then booked for multiple charges and warrants.


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