Watch Log: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
February 25, 2016
Press Release: Officer-Involved Shooting Updates and Statement from SLCPD
February 28, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, February 25, 2016 – 6 a.m. Friday, February 26, 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

8:27 p.m.
701 W. North Temple St.

A 48-year-old man was riding his bicycle along North Temple and was stopped by another man who brandished a handgun. The suspect insisted the victim was riding his bicycle and the suspect wanted it back. The suspect took the bicycle and fled east. The bicycle is described as a men’s single speed bike, black with a red rear tire and black front tire. The suspect is described as Hispanic or Asian, late 20’s, dark hair, 6 feet tall, medium build, dark sweatshirt, jeans and backpack.

4:34 a.m.
939 S. State St.

Police were notified of a burglary in progress at the Autozone. An officer quickly arrived and located someone nearby who matched the description. Barry Mcdowell, 53, still had stolen property with him. He was booked for burglary and several other charges.

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