Watch Log: Sunday, July 12, 2015
July 13, 2015
SLCPD Needs Your Help Locating Suspect in Homicide
July 14, 2015

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2015


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

3:34 p.m.
800 S. 900 W.

The suspect entered the 7-11, brandished a weapon and went behind the counter.  He told the clerk to give him the money and took cash out of the till.  The suspect then fled North on 900 W on foot.  The suspect is described as male white, in his 20’s, wearing a black hoodie with the hood up, dark pants, with a mask over his lower face.

4:12 p.m.
Burglary-Possession of a Gun by a Restricted Person
972 W. 800 S.

The suspect, Chad Hatcher (30yrs old) was trespassing in a vacant home located at 972 W 800 S.  A property manager for the house asked for assistance in clearing the house.  Officers located Hatcher while clearing the house and took him into custody.  Hatcher is a convicted felon and was found to be in possession of a shotgun.  Hatcher admitted to stealing the shotgun from another house 3 days prior.  Hatcher was booked into jail for burglary, possession of a firearm by a restricted person, trespassing, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

12:16 a.m.
Strong Arm Robbery
1875 W. Independence

The victim had just gotten off the bus and was walking home to 1800 West Independence when he was rushed by two black males.  One of the black males grabbed the victim around the neck and throat as the other black male hit the victim with a bat on the left arm.  As the victim was being held by one of the black males the other went through his pockets.  The victim did not report anything missing from his pockets and did not know the males.  A bat was recovered on scene and booked into evidence.


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