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.
Hit and Run
729 N. Redwood Rd.
An officer attempted to stop a green Honda passenger car for a traffic violation. The vehicle stopped in the Super Savers parking lot before backed into the police car and fleeing the accident.
600 S. 900 W.
An officer attempted to stop a vehicle for possible involvement in a theft. The vehicle fled and stuck a UTA bus. The vehicle backed up into a police motorcycle and fled again. A short time later, South Salt Lake City Police officers stopped the vehicle and Derek Orr (2/28/90) was arrested. Orr was booked into jail on several charges that included fleeing and hit and run.
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