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Watch Log: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 – 6 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 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. 

10:13 a.m.
Hit & Run
600 N. 900 W.
14-73668

Officers responded to a hit and run collision with minor injuries. From the suspect vehicle description, investigators found the address and vehicle involved in the accident. Officers arrested Timothy Sprau (9/30/85) and booked him for negligent collision and hit-and-run. 

5:43 p.m.
Vehicle Pursuit
400 S. 400 W.
14-73952

A vehicle involved in a West Valley carjacking was spotted by officers in Salt Lake City. After receiving authorization to pursue, they stopped the suspect at approximately 1400 West on Interstate 80. Officers arrested David Montoya (8/29/94) for felony fleeing and other charges. The investigation has been turned over to West Valley City Police Department.

11:10 p.m.
Robbery/Stabbing
910 N. 900 W.
14-74126 

A taxi driver picked up a man who, after driving around for a short time, requested the driver return him to his pickup point. Once there, the suspect told the driver to get out of the car, and then took the victim’s wallet and cell phone. The victim then felt “sharp punches” to his back, punches which turned out to be stab wounds. The suspect fled. He is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, afro-style hair, and wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. The driver was transported to the hospital in serious condition. 

3:28 a.m.
Robbery
680 E. 400 S.
14-74194 

A man entered the gas station, threatening the male clerk with a weapon and demanding money.  The clerk complied, and the suspect fled southbound along 700 East. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 165 pounds, wearing a purple and light-blue striped hoodie, jeans, blue ski mask and black gloves.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip.

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

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