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Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 – 6 a.m., Friday, August 1, 2014 

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, please visit 

10:05 a.m.
Aggravated Robbery
320 E. 200 S.

A man entered the store, picked up a knife that was for sale, and proceeded to the checkout counter.   At the counter he demanded money, threatening the clerk.  As the suspect placed the knife down to pick up the money the manager of the store grabbed the knife. Officers arrived and were able to take him into custody. Michael Hardgrove (11/30/54) was booked for aggravated robbery. 

7:35 p.m.
Aggravated Robbery
102 W. South Temple

A woman entered a restaurant and handed the employee a note indicating she had a weapon and demanding money. Once the register was open the woman grabbed some money and left on foot. Employees caught up with her and held her until officers arrived. Robbery detectives interviewed the suspect and determined she was also the female suspect in the robbery of Coffee Noir on Sunday, July 20th.  Natalie Rhodes (2/29/80) was booked on two counts of aggravated robbery. 

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