Watch Log: Sunday, April 13, 2014
April 14, 2014
Chief Burbank Updates City Council on Rape Investigations, Processing of Code R Kits,
April 15, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 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

5:48 p.m.
Aggravated Robbery
616 S. 500 W.

The victim was working at the above location and was approached by Gonzalo Gonzalo (11/15/54). Gonzalo demanded drinks and money, neither of which the victim had. Gonzalo then produced a knife and attempted to cut the victim, but only succeeded in ripping the victim’s clothing. Gonzalo dropped the knife and walked away and was last seen walking north on 300 West. Based on a description provided by the victim, officers located the suspect in the area of the shelter. During the arrest he attempted to assault officers. Officers booked him into jail on charges of aggravated robbery, assault by a prisoner, and public intoxication.

6:01 p.m.
Theft /foot pursuit/warrants arrest
Gateway mall

Joshua Bowen (7/4/88) stole an I-phone off a counter at the Hot Topic store in Gateway Mall. Mall security tracked the phone through the area. A responding officer went to the phone’s last location and waited for mall security to activate its audible alarm. The officer heard the phone alarm coming from Bowen. Bowen produced the phone, handed it to the officer, and fled on foot. After a foot pursuit, the officer apprehended Bowen and booked him into jail for the theft, fleeing, and several felony warrants.

The Police Department asks anyone with information about this or other criminal activity to call (801) 799-3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by texting the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip.