Police: man has stuff stolen from Gold’s Gym locker, stops thief

Posted at 9:11 PM, Apr 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 21:07:31-04

LAYTON, Utah — A man was booked into Davis County Jail after police said he stole a wallet and cell phone from a Gold’s Gym locker Monday evening.

A man was at a Gold’s Gym at 18 North Fort Lane in Layton when he noticed things from his locker were taken out, according to police. When the man confronted the possible thief Dylan Simmons, 21, a physical altercation broke out, police continued.

According to police, Simmons pulled a knife out on the man so a bystander took out his concealed gun and had it on the Simmons. Police said the man with the gun believed Simmons was harming the victim.

Police took four people, all in their mid-20’s, including the Simmons’ girlfriend,  for questioning but released the man with the gun after he told them his side of the story.

Officials said the man’s locker items were recovered from the Simmons’ possession.

According to police, Simmons was charged with aggravated robbery.