Watch Log: Friday, August 21, 2015
August 24, 2015
Watch Log: Sunday, August 23, 2015
August 24, 2015

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015 – 6 a.m. Sunday, August 23, 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

7:41 p.m.
700 E. South Temple St.

A man was seen driving in the area of the University of Utah where he had struck several garbage cans, was driving on lawns and hitting trees. The man’s vehicle eventually caught fire at South Temple St. and 700 E. Witnesses observed the male run over to 100 S. 700 E. where he attempted to get into an occupied vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle pushed the suspect from the vehicle and kept him from getting in. Witnesses assisted and detained the suspect until police arrived and took him into custody. Police booked Joe Dixon, 42, into jail for DUI, carjacking, hit and run, criminal mischief, paraphernalia and reckless driving.

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