Watch Log: Thursday, February 16, 2017
February 17, 2017
Watch Log: Saturday, February 18, 2017
February 20, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2017 – 6 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 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

5:36 a.m.
1930 S West Temple Apt. D

Several reports of shots fired came into SLC Dispatch. Arriving officers located three victims who had been shot. Victim Melvin Dyer, (51) was deceased inside the apartment. Two other victims, had minor injuries and were transported to the hospital. Brody Olson (36) was booked into jail for aggravated murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary. A second suspect was located (Tonita Holland (38), she was booked into jail for murder. No other suspects are outstanding.

6:51 p.m.
Robbery with a gun
780 W North Temple

A white male adult and a female black adult walked into the Boost Mobile store and approached the counter. The male pointed a gun at the clerk and then took the cash from the register and left. The suspects fled the store and got into a green 90’s Dodge Caravan. The male was wearing blue jeans, brown jacket and a red and black beanie. The female was wearing red pants, tan jacket and a brown beanie.

2:12 a.m.
Aggravated Assault
935 South 900 West

A dispute about ownership of a blanket developed between the suspect, Wayne Demorest (37) and the male victim (39). Demorest brandished a knife and cut the victim in the hand. Officers located Demorest near California and Emery and booked him into jail. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of the laceration.


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