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Watch Log: Thursday, December 20, 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

1809
Robbery
1465 E. 2100 S.
12-216622

A suspect entered the Baskin Robins with a handgun and demanded cash. He obtained some cash and fled on foot, possibly going westbound through an alley. He is described as a male white adult wearing a fedora-style hat, long plaid jacket, and knitted gloves. He was also wearing what appeared to be a Halloween mask or face paint and a black and white wig.

GRAVEYARD SHIFT

2142
Shots Fired
1157 W. California Ave
12- 216718

A male adult was inside the 7-11 at this address when a pickup truck backed into his vehicle in the parking lot. The male exited the 7-11, pulled out a handgun and fired off two rounds at the truck. As the truck quickly departed the male finished paying for his items and left in a silver sedan. A few minutes later the actual owner of the silver sedan returned with the vehicle. He told officers that a friend had borrowed the car. The suspect shooter was identified and officers are trying to locate him. One of the shots struck a nearby house. No one was injured in this incident.

Update: SLCPD asked the public to be on the lookout for Jonah Begay, a subject wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. Due to a tip from an alert citizen, officers took him into custody last night.

 

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

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