Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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.
1700 S. Jordan River Pkwy.
Officers responded on a report of 5 to 6 shots fired under the bridge at the above address. Multiple shell casings were recovered from the area. No victim or evidence of injury was observed on scene. No additional calls from possible victims. Suspect was not located but was described as a male white adult in his 20’s, 6’0”, wearing a light green shirt, with a darker under shirt, and light blue jeans.
5420 W. 2100 S.
Officers responded to the scene for report of an inert landmine found by staff in a package. The location was evacuated, and officers requested the Hazardous Devices Unit respond to render the device safe for transport. Military officials responded and took custody of the device for disposal.
Missing Endangered Adult
76 S. 500 E.
The Capitol Hill Senior Living Center reported one of its residents had left the building and not returned. Douglas Babych, 78, left the center at approximately 10:30 a.m. on 4/1, saying he was going to go to Chase Bank. At 12:37 a.m. the center called and reported that Babych had never returned. The complainant said Babych is free to come and go from the center as he pleases, however, he suffers memory loss and this is not the first time he left the center and did not make it back. A silver alert was activated. Douglas was located by UTA and SLCPD officers on 400 South the morning of April 2nd, he was returned to his care facility.
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