Watch Log: Saturday, January 2, 2016
January 4, 2016
In Memoriam: Sergeant Thomas Stroud (1951)
January 5, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016 – 6 a.m. Monday, January 4, 2016

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

8:02 p.m.
701 E. 2100 S.

Employees were closing for the night when a man entered the store, brandished a weapon and demanded cash. The employees complied and the suspect fled in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a white male adult, possibly 25-30 years old, 6 feet tall, wearing black pants, black shoes, a black hoodie, and a black ski mask.

​​​​​10:02 p.m.
700 S. 1200 E.

A man had just exited his vehicle and was walking when he was confronted by a male suspect. The suspect brandished a weapon and demanded his cash and phone. The victim complied and the suspect left. The victim called police and reported he was tracking his phone. The victim also updated that his vehicle, a 2012 black Volvo SUV, had also been stolen. Officers located the vehicle and started pursuing it. During the pursuit the suspect threw the stolen phone from the vehicle and officers were unable to continue the pursuit.

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