Monday, March 19, 2012

Watch Command Log: Sunday, March 18, 2012

The Watch Command Log is a daily summary of events of significance compiled by Watch Commanders. There are three watches in a 24-hour period: days, afternoons and graveyards. Items contained in the Watch Command Log 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.


No significant events.


1438     Foot Pursuit                  1700 S. Richards Street                         12-45241

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction.  As the vehicle came to a stop the driver, Ronald Smith (10/19/79) ran from the vehicle.  After a brief foot pursuit Richards was taken into custody.   As Smith ran he threw two small packages, which officers recovered.  The packages contained small amounts of methamphetamine.  Smith was booked into jail on charges of fleeing from a peace officer and possession of a controlled substance.


0030     Homicide Arrest                        7200 South I-15                                     12-42855

SLCPD SWAT and Safe Streets Task Force Officers took Yelfris Sosa-Hurtado (8/13/86) and Vladimir Suarez-Campos (8/2/74) into custody without incident for their involvement in the shooting death of Steven Chavez at the CJ Smoke shop located at 876 W. 800 S. The Homicide occurred on March 14, 2012. The traffic stop was made at 7200 South I-15 as the suspects exited the freeway.  

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