Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2017 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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.
136 S. 300 E.
The victim and suspect got into an argument over a female. The suspect pulled a handgun and shot the victim in the leg. The suspect fled the scene with the female. The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated. The suspect has been identified but not located.
50 S. Main St.
A man entered a store and took merchandise with his two daughters present. He then passed all points of sale and was stopped by a store employee. The suspect punched the employee in the face while trying to leave. Thomas Mulkern, 35, was booked into jail for robbery. The children were turned over to DCFS.
Aggravated assault on police officer
1645 W. 700 N.
An off-duty officer confronted a man tagging graffiti. The suspect became verbally aggressive with the officer so the officer identified himself as a police officer and asked him to stop spray-painting. The suspect got into his vehicle and attempted to run the officer over while fleeing the area. The suspect was later located and taken into custody. Luis Rios, 23, was booked into jail for aggravated assault and criminal mischief.
51 S. Main St.
Officers responded to a stabbing and located a victim with a stab wound to his lower left arm. Officers identified and located the suspect. The victim was taken to a local hospital. The suspect was released at the scene due to health restrictions that wouldn’t allow him to be booked into jail.
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