Watch Log: Friday, December 5, 2014
December 8, 2014
Watch Log: Sunday, December 7, 2014
December 8, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 6 a.m. Sunday, December 7, 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

1:22 p.m.
2350 W. 500 S.

A witness observed a male in a small white pick-up truck load several large metal pieces into a vehicle outside the City Impound Lot.  The stolen material is part of the Hoberman Arch that is being stored at the lot. The suspect is described as a male white adult, approximately 30 years old, wearing a plaid shirt and a black knit cap. A second suspect, a female white adult wearing a red sweatshirt, was driving the small pick-up. The truck was last seen headed westbound on 500 South. It is unknown at this point how the suspects entered the yard.

5:29 p.m.
Purse Snatch
140 N. 900 W.

A female was in her wheelchair looking through a donation bin at the Rancho Market when a man grabbed her purse and forcefully pulled it away from her, tearing her jacket during the struggle. The suspect then fled east on North Temple in the company of two women. The suspect was described as a 40-year-old male black adult, wearing a red jacket over a black jacket with a black hat. The first female was a 40-year-old female white adult, with long brown hair in a pony tail, wearing a white jacket. The second female was also approximately 40 years old, with long brown hair, wearing a long black jacket.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip