Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017 – 6 a.m. Monday, March 6, 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.
350 W. Hope Ave.
A man attempted to steal several items from Walmart, but loss prevention stopped him at the front doors. The suspect shoved the victim in the chest and was taken to the ground. The suspect then tried to punch the victim. Officers arrived and took the suspect into custody. Officers booked Antonio Gonzalez, 22, into jail for robbery.
500 W. North Temple St.
Union Pacific contacted police and stated that one of their trains had struck a pedestrian crossing the tracks near the North Temple Street overpass. It was determined that the incident occurred in an area off limits to pedestrians. Genevieve Blackwater, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears the victim was attempting to get clear of the tracks as the train was approaching, but did not make it all the way across before the train struck and killed her.
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