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Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016 – 6 a.m. Thursday , April 21, 2016

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

5:32 a.m.
235 S. 400 W.

A female employee of “The Rose” coffee shop arrived to work and noticed the back door had been damaged. She contacted the owner by phone while hearing noises coming from the basement. The employee exited the store as police were called. Officers were able to stop the suspect as he was leaving the area. Joel Grossi, 31 was booked into jail for burglary.

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