Monday, March 26, 2012

Watch Log: Friday, March 23, 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.


1852     Shots Fired                   1300 W. Ouray Ave.                               12-48460

Multiple gun shots were fired, striking two different homes and a vehicle.  Witnesses related that an 80s-model burgundy Cadillac with a tan rag top approached a green minivan.  Three armed suspects exited the Cadillac and yelled at the occupants of the minivan before firing multiple gunshots at them.  The suspects fled in the Cadillac.  No one was injured during the shooting.  The suspects are all described as white or Hispanic adult males in their 20s and approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall.  This investigation is ongoing. 


0012     Residential Burglary       1433 E. 2700 S.                                     12-48646

A 44-year-old man, who was asleep on his couch, awoke to find a man inside his home.  The homeowner chased the suspect out of the home and called police.  The suspect was described as being 6 feet tall and wearing all black.  A K-9 unit searched the area but did not locate the suspect.  Police received a second call from another person who reported seeing a man wearing a black ski mask in the area.

0348     Aggravated Assault       140 E. 900 S.                                        12-48739

A 40-year-old man saw a male spray painting graffiti on the side of a building.  The suspect had arrived with several other males in a white sedan.  The man approached the vandalism suspect and tried to take a picture of him with his cell phone.  At that time the suspects in the sedan accelerated toward the victim.  The victim attempted to jump out of the way but the sedan swerved and intentionally hit the victim on the leg.  The suspects in the white sedan then left the area westbound.  The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition with leg pain.  The vandalism suspect ran on foot southbound through an alley.  The vandalism suspect is described as a young Hispanic male adult, 5 feet 6 inches tall.  He wore a red shirt and a white jacket tied around his waist.

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