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Watch Log: Thursday, March 6, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014 – 6 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — 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 events they felt stood out in 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.

10:00 a.m.
Bike theft operation
335 S. Rio Grande
14-36720

Due to a recent rise of bike thefts in the downtown area officers conducted a bicycle theft sting operation. As suspects attempted to steal a bait bike they were arrested. Larry Jones (8/25/57), Odell Butterfield (12/10/64), and Andrew Hummel (1/12/71) were all booked on theft charges and warrants.

9:33 p.m.
Wanted person
901 W. Euclid Ave.
14-37138

Gang detectives were in the area looking for a wanted person. As they approached an apartment complex someone fled from them into a nearby apartment. At that apartment officers detected a strong odor of marijuana. Several persons were arrested including two male juveniles. Wanted person David Acosta (7/10/95) was booked on warrants. Oscar Rodriguez (8/7/93) was booked on warrants and a drug charge. A handgun and various drugs were seized.

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

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