Watch Log: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
March 18, 2021
Watch Log: Saturday, March 20, 2021
March 22, 2021

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021 – 6 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021


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

8:50 a.m.
Stolen Vehicle
785 W. 1700 S.

Officers were contacted about a vehicle that had been stolen and located by a friend of the victim. Officers contacted the suspects at 1375 S. 1000 W. Jose Garcia, 19, was found to be responsible for the stolen vehicle. During his arrest drugs and paraphernalia were located on his person. He was booked into jail for the stolen vehicle and charges related to the drugs.

5:16 p.m.
625 S. Redwood Road

An officer attempted to stop a vehicle; the vehicle fled into an apartment complex. Officers set up containment on the area and located Jesus Orona-Martinez, 32. A gun that Martinez had hidden while running from police was found as well as a large amount of cash, heroin and marijuana. Martinez was booked into jail for federal probation violation and related charges.

9:55 p.m.
Wanted Person
1480 W. Gillespie Ave.

A stolen vehicle fled from officers, but officers recognized the driver as Emele Tuaolo 27. Officers followed up and located the vehicle in front of a residence that Tuaolo is known to stay at. It was determined that Tuaolo was inside a trailer on the property. A warrant was issued because Tuaolo would not come out on her own. Officers entered the trailer and took her into custody. She was booked into jail on charges of fleeing and possession of a stolen vehicle along with 16 other felony warrants.

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