Watch Log: Thursday, August 7, 2014
August 8, 2014
Watch Log: Saturday, August 9, 2014
August 11, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 – 6 a.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014


SALT LAKE CITY— The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for a given case. Items contained herein 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. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, please visit

5:34 p.m.
Missing Person
880 N. Ensign Vista Dr.

Dennis Larsen is 74 yrs old and suffers from dementia.  He became separated from family at the Ensign Peak Nature Park.  Multiple officers searched the hillside and neighborhood.  Media was alerted and County Search and Rescue responded along with the UHP helicopter.  At midnight, officers received information that Larsen was seen on Main St. and South Temple St. walking southbound by church Security around 8:00 p.m.  DPS sent a helicopter and searched the foothills and neighborhood near the Ensign Peak trail with FLIR but found nothing but wildlife.

*Update:  At 8:30 a.m. Mr. Larsen was found safe at his home in Provo.  He could not recall how he returned to his home.

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