Watch Log: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
July 19, 2018
Police Seek To Identify Suspect In Bank Robbery
July 20, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018– 6 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2018


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


6:15 a.m.
Burglary arrest
350 S. 300 E.

The victim from an earlier burglary spotted his stolen property in an apartment at this location. Officers arrived but the occupants of the apartment were uncooperative. Detectives responded and a search warrant was written for the apartment. All of the stolen property taken in the burglary was recovered. Andrew Lee, 38, was booked for possession of stolen property and an outstanding warrant.

10:14 a.m.
Bank robbery
1285 S. 2100 E.

A suspect entered into the Chase Bank, at this location, and ordered everyone onto the ground. The suspect intimated he had a gun and demanded cash. Once he was given the cash the suspect fled out the east doors of the bank. The suspect described as a male white adult, 6′ tall, 180 pounds, wearing a blue and grey hooded sweatshirt, black gloves, dark pants, black shoes, black baseball cap, black sunglasses, a teal medical mask and latex gloves.

1:10 p.m.
Lewdness – Assault by a prisoner
870 N. 900 W.

A female was observed running through the apartment complex naked and acting erratically. Officers located the suspect in the complex and found her to be partially dressed at the time. She attempted to leave and disregarded Officer’s commands. The suspect was taken into custody and she threw a bag at officers and punched them in the face. A fight ensued and an officer sustained moderate scratches to his face and legs. The suspect assaulted two more officers by kicking and spitting at them. Sterlene Lucero, 29, was booked for lewdness, failure to stop at the command of an officer, resisting an arrest, assault on an officer, assault by a prisoner, and outstanding warrants.

4:48 pm.
Vehicle pursuit
140 N. 1000 W.

An officer was in the area of 500 S. Redwood Rd. when he ran the license plate on a white Cadillac. The Cadillac came back registered to a male who was wanted for a felony. The officer looked at the driver and the driver matched the wanted person’s description. A traffic stop was initiated and the suspect fled. Officers in the area saw the suspect and, again, initiated a stop. This time the suspect pulled over at the above location. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. Although he was not the wanted person, the driver, Andres Garcia, 18, was booked for possession of a firearm with a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, fleeing, and denied driver’s license.

9:45 p.m.
Wanted person
511 E. 300 S.

Officers observed a known suspect from a previous case (18-127230) at 400 S 200 E. The suspect had previously fled from officers on a stolen motorcycle. The suspect, upon seeing officers, fled on foot. He was apprehended after a short foot pursuit. The suspect resisted arrest resulting in minor injuries to officers and himself. Josh Barnett, 44, was booked into jail for the prior fleeing, driving on suspension, possession of a stolen vehicle and failure to stop at the command of officer along with resisting arrest.


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