In Memoriam: Officer Thomas Griffiths (1913)
June 25, 2015
Watch Log: Thursday, June 25, 2015
June 26, 2015

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015 – 6 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 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, visit

1:28 a.m.
1270 S. Main St.

A man entered the store and attempted to steal some items. He assaulted the female clerk when she attempted to confront him. Another customer intervened by approaching and talking the suspect into leaving the store. Officers arrived and took Mohamed Mohamud, 18, into custody and booked him for robbery and assault.

3:14 a.m.
Fatal Traffic Accident
700 E. 2400 S.

A motorcycle was heading north along 700 East approaching the freeway underpass when a vehicle in front slowed for a red light. The motorcycle collided with the rear of the vehicle and the 28 year-old-male motorcycle driver sustained critical head injury. He was transported to the hospital where he passed away.

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