Watch Log: Monday, May 9, 2016
May 10, 2016
Watch Log: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
May 12, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 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

1:47 p.m.
Wanted Subject Arrest
1882 S. Edison St.

Officers responded to the listed address to follow up on a robbery investigation. While the officers were at the front door the suspect fled out the back window. Officers were able to apprehend the suspect after a short foot chase. Kevin Ford, 54, was booked into jail for warrants, fleeing and possession of narcotics.

11:40 p.m.
Pioneer Park

At approximately 11:40 p.m. SLCPD bike officers cleared a group of people from Pioneer Park for violating park curfew. Suspect, Tewelde B. Mekonen 41, was walking out of the park with the 39yr old male victim and a witness. For unknown reasons, Tewelde began stabbing the victim. Officers quickly arrested Tewelde who still had the knife on his person. The victim was transported to a local hospital condition with a large laceration to his left leg and puncture wound to his right torso, both non-life threatening injuries. Tewelde was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for Aggravated Assault.

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