Press Release: Suspect Sought in Business Burglaries
July 2, 2014
Watch Log: Thursday, July 3, 2014
July 7, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 – 6 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY— Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events they felt stood out in the last 24-hour period. 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, please visit

10:41 p.m.
Fatal Traffic Collision
3800 W. California Ave.


A 2003 Ford Explorer was traveling westbound on California Avenue.  A 2008 International Transport Bus was traveling southbound on 3800 West. The Ford and the bus collided in the intersection. Three occupants of the Ford sustained serious injuries and were transported to a local hospital where 32-year-old Merri Barrett succumbed to her injuries and died. The investigation is ongoing.


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