Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
Enticing a Minor
1400 S. 200 E.
Special Investigations Detectives were posing as a child online when they were contacted by Eric Bechard, 33. Bechard indicated that he wanted to engage in sexual activity and arranged to meet. Officers took him into custody when he arrived at the meet up location. Bechard was taken to jail for charges related to enticing a minor.
242 W. Paramount Ave.
Two males got into a confrontation with each other. The suspect David Saxton, 59, punched the other male in the face causing him to fall and hit his head on the ground. Saxton then stood over the victim and continued to punch the victim until he lost consciousness. Saxton was taken to jail for aggravated assault.
Possession of Gun by Restricted Person
1000 W. South Temple
Officers stopped a vehicle leaving the park. There was drug paraphernalia in plane view within the vehicle. The passenger was identified as Roddie Battle, 35. Battle had several warrants out for his arrest. A gun was found under the seat he was sitting in. Battle was taken to jail for possession of the firearm.
435 E. Sego Ave.
Officers spotted a vehicle involved in an incident in West Jordan. Officers attempted to contact the person associated with the vehicle and the incident. The vehicle had been stolen so officers began impounding the vehicle. Shortly thereafter the person officers were looking for came out of the house and surrendered to officers. Carson Warr, 30, was taken to jail on charges related to the incident in West Jordan.
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