Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 – 6 a.m. Friday, July 12, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
Attempted Stolen Vehicle
354 W. 1700 S.
A tow truck driver was away from his tow truck but left the engine running. A male entered the vehicle and attempted to get behind the wheel. The tow truck driver was able to remove the suspect from the vehicle. The suspect fled but was quickly apprehended by arriving officers. Matthew Damon, 29, was booked in to jail for felony theft.
1423 S. 300 W.
A male entered the 1st Choice Money at this address and brandished a weapon while ordering employees into a back room. The male took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 5’4” tall with a skinny build and short blonde hair. He was last seen wearing an orange hoodie with a black bandana covering his face.
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