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.
988 S. 500 W.
A 45-year-old man briefly stepped outside of his home to make a telephone call. When he returned he found his television and several other items loaded into his car and Russell Young (3/6/66) was in the driver’s seat. The homeowner entered the vehicle and pulled the key from the ignition. He then detained Young until officers arrived. Young was booked into jail on several charges that included residential burglary and auto theft.
1700 S. 900 W.
An 18-year-old female was driving a black Hummer northbound on 900 West. A male passenger in an eastbound vehicle at 1700 South leaned out of the car and fired a gun at the Hummer. The vehicle was struck, but no one inside was injured. The driver called a relative who then called police. The suspect vehicle was described as a black Chrysler 300 with chrome rims. The driver of the vehicle was described as a dark-skinned male who wore a hat. The victim was unable to describe the shooter.
255 S. West Temple Street
A 53-year-old woman was on the sidewalk when Curtis Glines (9/10/86) approached her from behind and demanded her purse as he pressed an object into her back. The woman offered Glines the cash from her purse but refused to give him the purse. Glines punched and kicked the woman until he took her purse. A responding officer located Glines and attempted to stop him, but he fled. The officer successfully deployed his Taser and took Glines into custody. The victim was transported to a local hospital in good condition, and Glines was booked into jail on several charges, including aggravated robbery, fleeing and interfering with an arrest.
963 W. Freemont Ave.
A 23-year-old man was shot while in his vehicle in the south parking lot of the Jordan Park. The man drove to the 7-Eleven at 1157 W. California Avenue, where he asked someone to call police. The victim was transported to a local hospital in fair condition with non-life threatening injuries. The man told officers that a vehicle drove up to his car and a passenger fired a gun at him. The suspect vehicle was described as a rusty, red, 1990s 4-door sedan. The suspect was described as a black male with a hooded jacket.
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