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Watch Log: Saturday, July 26, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 – 6 a.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014

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, please visit slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.

10:26 a.m.
Drug Arrest
435 W. 200 S.
14-125632

An officer initiated a stop after observing a man who was making multiple hand-to-hand drug transactions at this location. A consent search revealed several twists of crack cocaine and a large quantity of cash, all of which was seized. Arrested: Ignacio Garcia-Laines (10/05/59) for possession with intent to distribute and a detainer for aggravated re-entry.

12:10 a.m.
Drug Possession-Foot Pursuit
320 W. 300 S.
14-126148

Officers stopped a man for riding his bike on the sidewalk at this location.  While verifying his personal information, the man fled on his bicycle. Officers apprehended him without incident at 400 W. 200 S. Arrested: Eric Kellogg (11/23/62) for possession of crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, failing to stop at the command of an officer, and felony warrants.

12:30 a.m.
Drug Possession-Foot Pursuit
200 S. 500 W.
14-126169

Officers were in the process of issuing a citation to a man when they overheard another man approach a group that was near them and request drug paraphernalia. Members of the group pointed out that there were officers nearby. The man looked up, saw the officers and fled on foot, but officers apprehended him without incident behind a building at 510 W. 200 S. after a short foot pursuit.  Arrested: Kevin Cropper (4/18/1991) for possession of heroin, failing to stop at the command of an officer, failure to provide his personal information to officers, and outstanding warrants.

To share information about this or other criminal activity 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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