Press Release: SLCPD Statement on Banjo
March 11, 2020
Watch Log: Thursday, March 12, 2020
March 13, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2020


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

8:10 a.m.
Simpson Ave Highland Dr.

Victim was at the gas pumps at 876 E. 800 S. and was approached by the suspect, who lifted his shirt, causing the victim to believe he had a weapon concealed. The victim walked away as instructed and the suspect took his vehicle. A short time later, Officers observed the vehicle on Highland Drive. Before he could initiate a stop, the driver drove into the parking lot at Simpson and Highland and stopped the vehicle, then put his hand out the window. The driver Brian Oblad, 41, was safely taken into custody, positively identified by the victim in this case and a criminal mischief from earlier in the day. Oblad was booked into jail for F1 Robbery, criminal mischief.

7:50 a.m.
Aggravated Robbery/Kidnapping
625 S. Redwood Rd.

Bike Officers and Robbery Detectives coordinated locating a subject wanted for an aggravated robbery/kidnapping. The suspect, Chanice Matlock, 27, had several felony warrants for her arrest. Officers located Matlock at the above address. When Matlock saw the officers, she attempted to elude them with a quickened pace in the opposite direction. Officers nimble footwork prevented her from escaping their clutches. Matlock was taken into custody. Detectives responded and interviewed Matlock. Matlock was booked into jail.

10:07 p.m.
Shots Fired
1206 N. Terminal Rd.

Witnesses reported several shots fired. When Officers arrived, they found empty shell casings at the listed address. No victims or damaged property located and no there was no suspect information.

3:56 a.m.
775 W. N. Temple St.

Victim was walking north on 800 W. when the suspect asked him for a smoke. When the victim was getting a cigarette out, the suspect punched him in the face and took his backpack. Officers spotted the suspect about a block away and took him into custody. Mafitangata Pulu, 25, was booked into jail for drug paraphernalia, and robbery.

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