Watch Log: Saturday, May 2, 2021
June 8, 2021
Watch Log: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
June 8, 2021

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, May 3, 2021 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 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

8:04 a.m.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle
900 S. 500 W.

A victim who had his vehicle stolen tracked it to this location using a locator app. He called for police assistance but confronted the suspect prior to their arrival. When officers arrived they arrested Brandon Rautanen, 22, and booked him into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and his warrants.

8:33 a.m.
932 S. Main St.

A male tried to break a window at the business so he could steal liquor. Ricky Lafaele, 34, was apprehended by officers on scene and booked into jail for burglary, possession of drugs, possession of paraphernalia and criminal mischief.

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