Watch Log: Friday, July 14, 2017
July 17, 2017
In Memoriam: Officer Michael J. Dunman (2000)
July 17, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 6 a.m. Sunday, July 16, 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. 

8:18 p.m.
Fugitive arrest
110 W. 600 S.
17-128432

Dispatch received a call of a suspicious person at the Doubletree Hotel. Guests of the hotel were followed by this male and thought he was acting strange. The male then motioned to the guests that he may need their help. One guest saw the suspect go into a room so he went to see if the man was okay. At this time, the good Samaritan found himself being attacked by the suspect which was unprovoked. The guests called police. The suspect was not a guest of the hotel and had trespassed into a vacant room. Officers arrived and took the suspect in custody. Officers booked Damien Santio, 20, into jail for assault and trespassing. It was also determined that the subject has a U.S. Marshall’s warrant.

9:46 p.m.
Fatal traffic accident
1100 E. 2100 S.
17-128482

A man was driving his scooter east along 2100 south when he collided with a vehicle near the intersection of 1100 east. The driver of the scooter was pronounced dead. He has been identified as Richard Waskiewicz, age 41. Investigation ongoing.

12:24 a.m.
Auto-pedestrian
141 W. 200 S.
17-128585

A woman was running north across 200 south when she was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was upgraded to stable condition. The driver of the vehicle was not cited and the investigation is ongoing.

12:22 a.m.
Suspicious circumstance/Unattended deaths
1600 E. Wasatch Cir.
17-128583

A woman found her mother and father deceased in their residence. Medical responded and were unable to resuscitate either subject. Homicide responded and this case is being investigated as a possible murder suicide. The two parties have been identified as Nancy May, age 55 and Mark May, age 64. Investigation ongoing.

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