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. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, please visit: slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
1131 E. Wilmington Ave.
A male suspect was trying to take a bike from a car bike rack. As the male adult owner confronted him the suspect punched the owner and fled. The victim and witnesses provided a good suspect description to responding officers who arrested the suspect at a nearby motel. An accomplice was also arrested nearby. Michael Gillespie (9/21/94) and David Clayden (10/23/69) were both booked into jail on robbery charges and warrants.
400 N. Star Crest Dr.
A couple reported they were robbed by two males who exited their vehicle and approached them. One of the suspects brandished a knife and demanded the victim’s wallet. Suspect #1 is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches, medium build, short black hair, dark shirt and shorts. Suspect #2 is male Hispanic or Native American, 5 feet 10 inches, medium build, long black curly hair, gray jacket and blue jeans.
Home Invasion Robbery
1720 W. 1300 N.
Two armed intruders kicked in a glass patio door and threatened the residents, demanding money and drugs. The suspects ransacked the apartment, taking some property before fleeing. Suspect #1 was described as a Hispanic male, mid 20’s, 5 feet 5 inches, wearing a red Utes sweatshirt and a red bandana over his face. Suspect #2 described as a Hispanic male, mid 20’s, 5 feet 5 inches, black sweatshirt and white bandana covering his face.
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