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.
1516 W. 500 N.
A male in a blue Jeep Cherokee fired several shots from his vehicle in the area of 1500 W. 500 N. and drove away. It was then reported that the male was at the Chevron station at North Temple / Redwood Rd. An officer responded and took Jose Partida (31) into custody without incident. Partida was still in possession of the handgun. Partida was booked on 8 counts of felony discharge of a firearm. There were no reported injuries.
1000 N. 900 W.
The 21 year old victim was at a red light in the area of 1000 N. 900 W. when a male opened the passenger door of her vehicle and got in. He pointed a black handgun at her and directed her to drive. She drove to the area of 400 S. 600 W. as directed. The male then jumped out of her car and fled on foot N/W through the railroad yard. The suspect is described as possibly Caucasian, tall, wearing black pants and a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up. Crime lab processed the vehicle.
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