Watch Log: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
March 6, 2019
Watch Log: Thursday, March 7, 2019
March 8, 2019

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – 6 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019

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

9:17 a.m.
Suspicious package
55 S. 300 W.

Security officers from the Salt Palace Convention Center were notified of a box left on the sidewalk outside adjacent to a power box. The area was secured and the hazardous device unit responded. The package was determined to be a record player and was removed from the scene without incident.

10:30 p.m.
1655 W. 700 N.

A male suspect knocked on the drive through window of McDonald’s. When the window opened the suspect displayed a weapon at the clerk and demanded money. The clerk stepped back so the suspect reached in and attempted to open the register. The manager walked around the corner next to the clerk, scaring the suspect who fled southbound without money. The suspect was wearing a red hoodie, a black bandana over his face and gloves. 

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