Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – 6 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015
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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
2500 E. Elm Ave.
A 22-year-old man was drinking heavily and got into an argument with his father. The son picked up a golf club and swung it at the father, nearly striking him. He used the golf club to break out portions of the back porch railing. He then got a handgun and threatened to shoot himself and the father. The father was able retrieve the weapon and secure it prior to police arrival. Robert Metcalf, 22, was booked for domestic violence related aggravated assault and criminal mischief.
900 N. Star Crest Dr.
Dispatch received multiple calls of shots fired. A 42-year-old female reported that her house had been struck numerous times. Officers arrived and found approximately 20-30 shell casings in the roadway and numerous bullet holes in the house. No occupants were injured. Witnesses stated that two Polynesian males stood in the street, shooting at the house then left the scene in a gray or light brown vehicle. Investigators also found that gunfire damaged the house to the north as well. Investigation ongoing.
Car prowl arrest
800 E. 700 S.
A man called to report his car had just been broken into and a backpack along with two handguns had been stolen. Officers converged and saw the suspect riding a bicycle at 700 S. Lake Street. The backpack and handguns were found with the suspect. Property from other car prowls was also located. Joshua Duvall,24, was booked for vehicle burglary, possession of stolen property, and several warrants.