Watch Log: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
February 3, 2021
Watch Log: Thursday, February 4, 2021
February 17, 2021

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, February 3, 2021 – 6 a.m. Thursday, February 4, 2021

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

9:39 a.m.
421 N. M St.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting. The victim got into an argument with a person who lived nearby. The suspect shot the victim but it only grazed him. The victim did not need to be transported to the hospital. The suspect fled the area on foot.

3:30 p.m.
Assault on Police Officers
1609 S. Main St.

Officers stopped a male for illegally crossing the roadway. The suspect gave officers a false name. When the officers attempted to place him in handcuffs, the suspect assaulted two officers by biting one and elbowing the other in the face. The suspect was identified as Gary Ames, 53. Ames was booked into jail for related charges.

2:20 a.m.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle
1818 W. 700 N.

Officers observed a vehicle that was listed as stolen. A felony stop was completed and three people were detained. The driver stated she recovered the vehicle on behalf of the victim from the person who stole it. This was confirmed and all parties were released.

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