Watch Log: Friday, October 12, 2012

The Watch Command Log is a daily summary of events of significance compiled by Watch Commanders. There are three watches in a 24-hour period: days, afternoons and graveyards. Items contained in the Watch Command Log 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.


No significant events.


Trax/Pedestrian Accident
600 W. 300 S.

A 50-year-old man stepped from the Trax platform and was knocked down by an oncoming train. The man was transported to a local hospital with very minor injuries. The man was cited for jaywalking.


Resisting/Taser Deployment
155 S. 400 E.

Officers located Brandon Bitsilly (8/12/83) and a 42-year-old man intoxicated in the apartment hallway at the above address. Bitsilly refused to comply with officer’s commands and physically resisted officers when they were arresting him. An officer used a taser to take Bitsilly into custody. Bitsilly was booked for resisting arrest, public intoxication, and warrants. The 42-year-old man was cited for public intoxication and taken to detox.

Suspicious Device
1135 S. 1900 E.

Officers responded to the above address because they had received a call of a loud bang. They located a swollen 2 liter bottle containing dry ice in the parking lot. The remnants of another 2 liter bottle were nearby. The bottle was rendered safe by a Detective. An investigation is ongoing.

Party/ Arson
575 N. New Star Dr

A party was shut down by the occupant of the above residence. As people were leaving, an unknown suspect started a fire inside of a 2009 Volkswagen parked in front of the house. The Fire Department’s Arson Investigators are handling the case.

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