Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Watch Log: Monday, March 26, 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.


Child Abuse
1352 S. 1300 W.

Officers responded to Pioneer Valley Hospital to investigate an allegation of child abuse. A three-year-old victim was found to have a significant injury to his ear. The victim’s father, Lee Otukolo (12/19/85) was booked into jail for felony child abuse.

Aggravated Assault on Police Officer
600 E. Warnock Avenue

Officers were conducting a traffic stop at the above location. As officers were standing at the open driver’s door, they noticed the driver had illegal narcotics in his possession. The driver sped away dragging the officer approximately 50 feet. The driver crashed into another vehicle and fled on foot. The suspect was apprehended by officers and safely taken into custody. The driver of the victim vehicle and the officer were treated for minor injuries at a local hospital. Alejandro Murillo-Escobar (2-14-88) was booked into jail for possession of controlled substance, fleeing, aggravated assault, and other miscellaneous charges.


No significant events.

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