Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Monday, October 24, 2016 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, October 24, 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.
410 E. 400 S.
A man entered a bank at this location and passed a note to the teller demanding cash. The teller complied and the suspect fled the area. No weapon was seen or used. The suspect is described as a white male adult, tall, thin, wearing a green T-shirt, dark jacket with an unknown white logo on the right chest area, blue jeans and a red baseball cap with a black brim.
2250 S. Highland Dr.
A man reported that a male suspect attacked him at a UTA Bus stop with a hatchet. The victim wrestled the weapon away from the man and threw it into the street. The victim left the area on a UTA bus which was located and stopped by officers. The victim was taken back to the scene. Officers booked Richard P. Romboy, 36, into jail for aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, carrying a dangerous weapon, threatening/use of a dangerous weapon while under the influence and several warrants.
666 W. 800 S.
A man was riding his bicycle in the lane of travel instead of the bicycle lane and struck the side of a passing vehicle. The driver assisted the bicyclist out of the roadway and called for assistance. The man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, but was later upgraded to serious condition. The investigation is ongoing.
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