Watch Log: Saturday, January 6, 2018
January 8, 2018
Watch Log: Monday, January 8, 2018
January 9, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018 – 6 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018

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 

7:24 a.m.
710 E. 2700 S.

A man entered a business and demanded money while putting his hand in his coat pocket stating he had a gun, however no gun was seen. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult or an Asian male adult, 5 feet 6 inches tall with a moustache and possible light goatee, wearing a green hooded coat with fur trim, khaki pants and black high top shoes with white soles.

5:58 p.m.
Traffic accident
600 S. 245 W.

A man drove out of a hotel parking lot and turned west onto 600 South against one-way traffic. A passenger van driving eastbound on 600 South in the number one lane immediately collided with the car. The van rolled onto its side and then caught fire. Officers used a fire extinguisher to control the flames until fire arrived. The driver of the sedan was taken to a local hospital with a possible broken femur. The van driver and passenger did not have injuries requiring hospital care. The accident is under investigation.

10:54 p.m.
176 S. 1300 E.

A man entered a gas station, approached the counter, showed the clerk a gun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled on foot and was not located. The suspect is described as a white male adult wearing a black hat with a white scarf covering his face and sunglasses. He was also wearing white gloves, white shoes and blue jeans.

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