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Watch Log: Saturday, September 15, 2018
September 17, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 – 6 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 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

12:33 a.m.
Aggravated assault
315 S. Main St.

Officers responded to a call of a fight at the Cheers to You bar. Witnesses said 3-4 males assaulted a man. When officers arrived the victim was unconscious and was subsequently transported to a local hospital in critical condition. One of the suspects is described as a 23 year old male adult with a medium-complexion, very short hair and a small tattoo near his eye.

12:39 a.m.
55 E. Exchange Pl.

Two groups were involved in an altercation at the Wasted Space bar located at 342 South State Street. The altercation continued to a nearby parking garage at 55 East Exchange Place. On the lower-level of the parking garage, a suspect fired several shots and a male victim was struck and was declared deceased at the scene. The suspects fled in a vehicle. The victim has been identified as David Lawrence Burwell, age 25. Investigation ongoing.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip