Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2016 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
Assault on Officer
455 S. 500 W.
An officer was flagged down by employees from a business at the shelter. They pointed out a man trespassing and kicking a fence. The officer made contact and began to ask the man questions, trying to engage him. Instead of answering/complying the man advanced toward the officer and became combative. As the officer tried to get him under control other officers arrived. Several of them were kicked by the suspect before getting him under control. Agustin Diaz, 32, was booked on several charges including public intoxication and assault on officers. There were minor scrapes/cuts. No one required medical treatment.
170 S. 500 W.
A couple were walking along the sidewalk near the shelter area when a group of men surrounded and attacked them. The 32-year-old male victim as stabbed. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The motive is unclear, investigation ongoing.
500 W. 200 S.
While officers were investigating the stabbing case above a man approached and said he had just been attacked, robbed and stabbed. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition. It is possible both stabbings are connected.
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