Watch Log: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
January 2, 2014
SLCPD Seeks Man Suspected of Robbing 3 Credit Unions in the SL Valley Last Month
January 2, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2014 – 6 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 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

6:41 p.m.
Traffic Accident
1655 W. 400 S.

A Toyota sedan pulled out of an apartment complex at 1601 W. 400 South and into the path of an eastbound vehicle. After the two cars collided 63-year old driver of the Toyota was transported in critical condition.

11:04 p.m.
211 S Rio Grande

A female adult victim was sitting on the sidewalk near the shelter. A man walked by and grabbed her purse which was next to her. The victim tried to grab the purse back but the suspect punched her and fled. The suspect jumped into the passenger seat of a running vehicle parked nearby and threatened the driver with a knife, demanding he drive away. The driver refused and the suspect fled. Alfonso Alvarez (10/17/77) was later captured by police and booked on several charges including the robbery.

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