Media Advisory: Rio Grande Public Safety Strategies
July 27, 2015
Watch Log: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
July 29, 2015

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2015 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 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

10:37 p.m.
Aggravated robbery
350 W. Hope Ave.

A man entered the store and began to select items, including a hammer. Security confronted the man after he attempted to leave without paying. The man threatened security by swinging the hammer at them. Police officers Tasered the man after he swung the hammer at the officers. Police booked Makuthe Deng, 31, into jail for aggravated robbery.

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