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 significant events over 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.
Robbery / Shooting
1320 S. Swaner Road
A male entered the above restaurant and demanded money from an employee. After obtaining cash, the suspect fled and the employee pursued him on foot. A 28-year-old man, who heard the employee yelling for help, saw the employee chasing the suspect and ran to help. The suspect fired a gun toward the pursing men and struck the 28-year-old man in the leg. The man was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect was described as a male Hispanic, in his mid-20s, with a slim build. He had a blue mask over his face; long, baggy blue shorts and a long, baggy white t-shirt.
2475 E.1700 S.
A male and a female victim were inside a motel room when they heard a knock at the door. When they opened the door, two males entered the room and demanded money. One of the suspects assaulted the male victim and refused to let the victims leave the room. The suspects eventually forced the male victim to leave with them and were encountered by arriving police officers before they were able to leave the scene. Gregory Ramirez (9/17/80) was booked into jail for aggravated kidnapping. Uiva Solovi (5/1/80) was booked into jail for aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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