Watch Log: Monday, October 20, 2014
October 21, 2014
Watch Log: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
October 23, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for a given case. 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

1:30 p.m.
Drug transaction arrest
231 S. 500 W.

An officer observed a hand-to-hand drug deal and tried to detain the male and female suspects. The man took off running but was captured by other responding officers. Bernice Vasquez (2/19/70) and Rafael Cotto (2/26/78) were booked on several charges including possession of a firearm.

11:00 p.m.
61 N. Tommy Thompson Road

As an employee was in the adjacent alcove, a man entered the motel office, jumped over the counter and took money from the cash drawer. The suspect then fled out the door and north, across the parking lot. The suspect is described as approximately 6 feet tall, skinny build, wearing all black clothing, hoodie, ski mask and white 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