Watch Log: Saturday, December 8, 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.



Aggravated Assault/Theft

1638 S. 900 E.


 Randy Cowles (1/10/71) attempted to steal some DVD’s at the Fresh Market. When Cowles was confronted by an employee, he pulled out a knife and threatened the employee. Cowles fled and was located by officers a short distance from the store. Cowles was booked into jail for aggravated assault and theft.



Purse Snatch Robbery

114 W. 1300 S.


 A suspect approached a 32-year-old female victim and forcibly took her purse. The suspect then fled on foot. The suspect was described as a male black adult, approximately 6 feet tall, 230 pounds, with facial hair and was wearing a black hooded shirt.



Aggravated Assault (Domestic)/Resisting

659 E. 800 S.


Michael Duran (3/9/61) threatened his girlfriend by holding a knife to her neck. After being taken into custody Duran jumped to his feet and moved towards officers. Duran would not comply with officer directions and had to be taken to the ground. Duran received minor cuts to his forehead and brow. Duran was treated at a local hospital and then booked into jail. Duran was charged with Aggravated assault, failure to comply with an officer and public intoxication.

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