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SIM GILL, Bar No. 6389 District Attomey for Salt Lake County ANDREW K. DEESING, Bar No. 12490 Deputy District Attomey 35 East 500 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111 IN THE THIRD DISTRICT COURT, SALT LAKE DEPARTMENT IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SALT LAKE, STATE OF UTAH THE STATE OF UTAH Screened by: ANDREW K. DEESING Assigned to: ANDREW K. DEESING Plaintiff, INFORMATION vs. CAILEAN TORQUIL MACDONA DAO # 19004931 MACLEOD DOB: 01/02/1999 2545 E. 1980 N. $150,007 LAYTON, UT 84040 SO# 402877 ‘Warrant/Release: NON JAIL Defendant. Case No. ‘The undersigned J. Stumm - Salt Lake City Police Department, Agency Case No. 19-25621, upon a written declaration states on information and belief that the defendant, CAILEAN TORQUIL MACDONA MACLEOD, committed the crime(s) of COUNT 1 TORTURE OF A COMPANION ANIMAL, 76-9-301(6) UCA, a Third Degree Felony, as follows: That on or about January 22, 2019, in Salt Lake County, State of Utah, the defendant did intentionally or knowingly torture a companion animal. couNT2 UNLAWFUL DETENTION (DV), 76-5-304(1) UCA, a Class B Misdemeanor, as follows: That on or about February 12, 2019, in Salt Lake County, State of Utah, the defendant did intentionally or knowingly, without authority of law, and against the will of the victim, detain or restrain the victim under circumstances not constituting a violation of: (a) kidnapping, Utah Code § 76-5-301; (b) child kidnapping, Utah Code § 76-5-301.1; or (©) aggravated kidnapping, Utah Code § 76-5-302, THIS INFORMATION IS BASED ON EVIDENCE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING WITNESSES: J. Stumm, J Tripodi, K. Hoppe-Kelsay, D. Potter and A.B, DECLARATION OF PROBABLE CAUSE: ‘Your declarant bases this information upon the following: The statement of Detective Stumm of the Salt Lake City Police Department that on February 12, 2019, Officer Tripodi responded to a welfare check in Salt Lake County. Dakota Potter reported that his friend, defendant CAILEAN TORQUIL MACDONA MACLEOD, contacted him and told him that he had killed his dog and wanted to join the military to kill people. Mr. Potter stated that the defendant admitted to him that he enjoyed hurting the dog and he deeply loved to “choke” her and found pleasure in it. Mr. Potter asked for a welfare check due the defendant stating that he “didn’t want to hurt his girlfriend.” The defendant resides with his girlfriend, Alana Burch, Detective Stumm spoke with Alana Burch who stated that she and her live-in boyfriend, defendant MACLEOD, bought their dog, Mocha, together and that she died on January 23, 2019. Ms. Burch stated that the defendant told her that Mocha had died from a blood clot or strangulation from his cone. Ms. Burch stated that Mocha had her leg amputated after the defendant threw her down the stairs and she suffered a broken leg. Ms. Burch stated that Mocha was afraid of the defendant. Ms. Burch stated that the defendant told her what he had done to Mocha on February 12, 2019. The defendant told Ms. Burch that on January 22, 2019, he strangled Mocha and “knew he had taken it too far.” The defendant put Mocha in her kennel after strangling her and that he had taken a knife and cut Mocha's tongue twice and punched her in the head. Ms. Burch stated that she told the defendant that she wanted to leave and was afraid to be in the residence with him. The defendant told Ms. Burch about abusing and killing Mocha. Ms. Burch stated that, the defendant walked her through the apartment complex and stairwell while showing her areas where he physically abused Mocha. The defendant described, punching, kicking, throwing and strangling Mocha. Ms. Burch stated that at one point, the defendant grabbed her by the neck and pushed her up against the wall to “show her how he would pick up Mocha by the throat, choking her and pushing her into the wall.” Ms. Burch stated that the defendant physically picked her up and forced her into their apartment. The defendant took Ms. Burch’s phone and keys from her and refused to let her leave. The defendant stood in front of the doorway to prevent her from exiting the residence. The defendant told Ms. Burch that he thought about killing her before and that he wanted to break up because he was afraid he would do to her, what he had done to Mocha. The defendant also told Ms. Burch that he enjoyed hurting Mocha and would often look forward to it. Detective Stumm spoke with the defendant and he admitted that he “hit, choked and threw her against the wall.” The defendant admitted that he began to abuse Mocha about a month after they got her. The defendant stated that he started by just hitting her and it progressed to “choking” her, slamming her against the wall and threw her down the stairs, The defendant admitted that he threw Mocha down approximately 20 stairs which caused her leg to break. They had her leg amputated. The defendant stated that he told Ms. Burch about what he did to Mocha and admitted that he caused her death. ‘The defendant admitted that he “mostly wanted to inflict pain” on Mocha. The defendant admitted that he picked Ms. Burch up and physically carried her into their residence after telling her what he had done to Mocha, The defendant admitted that he took Ms, Burch’s keys and phone from her when she wanted to leave and stopped her from leaving. The defendant also admitted that he struggled with the thought of killing people and if he liked it. The defendant stated that he wanted to be a drone pilot because they have a high kill ratio, REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF A WARRANT ‘The State hereby requests that the Court issue a Warrant of Arrest in the above-entitled cease for the reason that it involves domestic violence and torture to a domestic animal. A ‘warrant is necessary to protect and prevent injury to Alana Burch and the general public. Pursuant to Utah Code Annotated § 78B-5-705 (2008) I declare under criminal penalty of the State of Utah that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my belief and knowledge. Executed on: JSTUMM Declarant, Authorized for presentment and filing SIM GILL, District Attorney ( Deputy Di Dole, 13th day of March, 2019 JEO/ NH/ DAO # 19004931