Press Release: Police Seek Help to Identify Suspect in Bank Robbery
February 23, 2017
Watch Log: Thursday, February 23, 2017
February 24, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – 6 a.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017

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, visit

9:18 p.m.
Foot pursuit
350 S. 300 W.

Officers stopped a man for curfew violation inside Pioneer Park. The suspect reached towards his waist band and a knife was observed in the pocket of his pants. As officers began to search the man he fled on foot. Officers took the suspect into custody and located drugs in his pockets. Officers booked Johnnie Holmes, 29, into jail for possession of a controlled substance, fleeing on foot, resisting arrest and criminal trespassing.

10:36 p.m.
Suspicious circumstance
1625 W. 400 S.

A man was driving his vehicle when another male ran up to the passenger side and tried to open the door. The male told the driver that people were after him. The driver would not open the door for the individual. The driver heard two shots and observed his back window shatter. The victim pulled into a convenience store and the male jumped into a gold Ford Explorer and drove away. No shell casings or bullet impacts were located on the vehicle. The subject is described as a Hispanic male adult, 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a white hoodie.

1:30 a.m.
Aggravated assault
235 S. 500 W.

Two men got into a fight and the victim was stabbed in the armpit. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to a local hospital in serious, but stable condition. The suspect has been identified, but not located. Investigation ongoing.

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