6 a.m. Friday, November 29, 2013 – 6 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013
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. 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.
1302 S State
A male adult approached two individuals who were standing in the parking lot of the above convenience store. The male produced a knife, used a racial slur then threatened to kill one of the individuals. The male then began chasing the victim around the parking lot. The victim was able to get away from the suspect. Officers arrived and found the suspect hiding in a restroom located inside of the store. Frank Allen (12/29/60) was taken into custody and booked into jail for aggravated assault, public intoxication, trespassing and a hate crime.
Officer Involved Shooting
164 S 900 W.
Shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, November 29, Salt Lake City Police officers responded to 164 S. 900 W. on a report of a man experiencing a mental health crisis and threatening to burn down his home. Upon arriving at the man’s apartment complex, the officers attempted to make contact with him, but he refused to come outside. Smelling natural gas, they entered the residence to secure the safety of the man and other residents. Once inside, the subject was found to be in possession of an object officers believed to be a knife. He lunged at one of the officers, who fired once. The man was transported to a local hospital. He is expected to recover. Per department policy, the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal review of such an incident. Simultaneous investigations are under way by both the Salt Lake City Police Department and the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.