6 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2013 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2013
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.
Credit Union Robbery
490 E. 500 S.
A man approached a teller at the University First Credit Union and demanded cash. After the teller complied the suspect fled eastbound to nearby Smith’s Marketplace parking lot. There he got into a taxi and went to 400 S. Exchange Place. No weapon was reported and no one was injured. The suspect is still at large.
562 N. 400 W.
A man and wife argued as the man grabbed a handgun and went outside. He fired the gun into the outside brick wall of the house and another four shots at a neighbor’s house. The suspect fled as officers arrived. A K9 Unit was deployed and tracker/sniffer dog “Junior” found the suspect nearby. Jared Pederson (4/19/1984) was booked on several felony charges including discharge of a weapon into an occupied dwelling. No one was injured.
**Update on Fatal Hit and Run/Vehicle Make and Model Identified
1680 S. 1000 W.
Just before 7 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2013, 73-year-old Genaro Zaragoza-Valencia was struck by a vehicle and thrown approximately 75 feet. Mr. Valencia died of his injuries on Tuesday evening. Evidence at the scene indicates that the vehicle that struck Mr. Valencia is a Silver 2002-2003 BMW 3 series, 2-door coupe or convertible. After hitting Mr. Valencia, the BMW left the scene westbound on 1700 S. The vehicle is likely to have front end and possible passenger side damage. The police department is asking for anyone with information to call the Salt Lake Police Department at 801 799-3000.