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Watch Log: Friday, July 4, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014 – 6 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014

 

SALT LAKE CITY— Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events they felt stood out in the last 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) in 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, please visit slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.

6:43 p.m.
Accidental Shooting
583 N. West Capitol St.
14-109661

Officers responded to an accidental shooting at this address. Obde Ordenez (12/30/94) was cleaning his handgun and accidentally shot his girlfriend in the leg. Evidence at the scene indicated it was accidental; however, officers found heroin in plain view at the scene. Officers drafted a search warrant to search the home more thoroughly and located cocaine, paraphernalia, a large amount of cash, and three more guns.  Ordenez was booked for reckless endangerment, possession of a firearm by a restricted person, and possession of controlled substances.

12:20a.m.
Standby Assist/Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer
985 N. Riverside Dr.
14-109923

A victim whose phone was stolen from Sugar House Park contacted police after using tracking technology related to the phone to track it to this address. As officers conducted an investigation, several individuals became non-compliant and a fight ensued. Other people at the house joined in and began to assault the officers, who called for additional units. During the fight one of the officers was stabbed in the lower back—below the vest, above the belt line—and suffered a puncture wound that required stitches. Another officer had injuries to his neck and was taken to the hospital. Both officers were treated at the hospital and released in the early morning hours. The stolen cell phone was located in the pocket of an arrested juvenile at the above residence. Officers arrested Indaleci Martinez (2/20/68) for riot, interfering with arrest, and assault on a police officer. Two juveniles also were arrested and booked into detention. Gang investigators responded to the scene and will be handling the follow-up investigation.

To share information about this or other criminal activitys with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip.

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