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Watch Log: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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.

1034

Foot Pursuit

200 S. 500 W.

13-41950 

An officer observed what appeared to be a drug transaction and approached one of the suspects. As he did so the man took off running. The suspect was stopped a short time later. David Neilson (4/26/82) was booked on several warrants.

0941

Assault on a Police Officer

235 S. Rio Grande

13-41926

An officer stopped someone for blocking the sidewalk and the man reacted by becoming combative, taking a fighting stance and threatening to assault the officer. A short scuffle ensued before the officer was able to handcuff Stanley Brown (3/5/94). Brown was booked on several charges including assault on a police officer.

0017

Robbery/Purse Snatch

350 W. Hope Ave.

13-42383

 

A woman was in the Walmart parking lot when someone came up behind her, grabbed her purse away and took off on a bicycle. The victim was not injured. The suspect is described as a white male, high pitched voice, dark colored hooded sweat shirt and bandana.

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

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