Monday, April 9, 2012

Watch Log: Saturday, April 7, 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.


1849     Extortion                       120 N. 900 W.                                       12-56122

Michael Loomis (4/27/84) contacted the victim of a tractor trailer theft and offered to tell him where his truck was located in exchange for money.  The victim agreed to meet Loomis, who took him to a location in Sandy where the truck was parked. Loomis then offered to return more of the victim’s property in exchange for more money.  While they were at an ATM the victim’s daughter called police. Loomis fled the area on foot just prior to the arrival of officers; however, he was located and apprehended quickly.  Loomis was booked into jail on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and theft by extortion. 


No significant events

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