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Watch Log: Saturday, October 13, 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.

DAY SHIFT

No significant events.

AFTERNOON SHIFT

1745
Narcotics arrest
1450 S. West Temple
12-179704

A police officer was conducting a traffic stop on two suspicious vehicles in an apartment complex. As the officer approached the vehicles, one of the drivers attempted to leave the scene, and crashed into the officer’s vehicle. The officer was able to detain the driver who hit the police car, while the driver of the other vehicle fled on foot. Police searched the area for the driver who ran away on foot but were unsuccessful. Kyle Cherkas (5/17/91) was booked into jail for fleeing, possession of a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia.

GRAVEYARD SHIFT

0411
Shot Fired
127 S. 800 E.
12-180001

A 31-year-old man heard a car alarm go off in the back of the apartment complex. As he went around the corner of the building to check on the situation, he observed a male rapidly approaching him with an unknown shinny object in his hand. The 31-year-old told the person to stop. When the male did not comply, the man fearing for his safety fired one round at the approaching male. The male turned and ran away. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the male who ran from the scene or the impact from the shot fired.

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).

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