Watch Log: Monday, January 12, 2015
January 13, 2015
Watch Log: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
January 15, 2015

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2015 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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

3:42 p.m.
587 S. Elizabeth St.

A woman returned home and found a man unknown to her in her apartment. She exited the apartment immediately, went down the hall and called police. Arriving officers found the suspect still in the apartment and arrested him. He was found to have cash taken from the apartment on his person. Michael Dukes (6/18/86) was booked for burglary.

4:22 p.m.
311 W. 600 S.

A male adult entered the restaurant and asked for change. When the clerk opened the register the suspect insinuated he had a weapon and demanded money. The suspect grabbed money from the register and fled. He is described as a white male adult, 25-30 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches tall, medium build, reddish hair, unshaven, wearing a black beanie, black jacket, tan pants, and black shoes.

4:32 p.m.
Metals theft
810 N. 2200 W.

It was reported that someone was trespassing and taking metal parts from a cell tower. The suspect saw arriving officers and tried to leave in his truck, getting the truck stuck in a ditch in the process. Exiting the truck and fleeing he was captured a few moments later. Shawn Laroque (11/9/77) was booked for criminal trespass, theft, and possession of methamphetamine.

6:12 p.m.
Automobile/pedestrian fatal traffic accident
700 N. 900 W.

A female pedestrian was crossing 900 West at Signora Dr. from west to east. She was in the crosswalk and moving slowly, using a walker. A 30-year-old female was driving northbound when her vehicle struck the pedestrian in the crosswalk. The victim was deceased at the scene. Accident Investigators responded and assumed the investigation.

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