Watch Log: Saturday, January 7, 2017
January 9, 2017
Watch Log: Monday, January 9, 2017
January 10, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, January 8, 2017 – 6 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017

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

2:30 p.m.
Key Bank Robbery Update
410 E. 400 S.
Unified Police Department assisted SLCPD at an address in Taylorsville, searching for the Key Bank robbery suspect, David L. Perkins (39). Perkins was taken into custody and booked into jail for robbery
12:15 a.m.
911 Hangup – Shots Fired
616 South. 200 West
Officers respond to a 911 hang up call at the Rodeway Inn. As officers approached the room they heard gunshots from within the room. Officers were able to establish communication inside the room but the occupants refused to come out. The Special Weapons and Tactics team responded to assist on the critical incident. Tactical elements approached the hotel and multiple shots were fired through the window of the room towards the officers. SWAT was able to gain access into the room where both suspects were taken into custody unharmed. The suspects, John Mendenhall (47) and Shelby McDougal (21) were transported to jail and booked for aggravated assault against a police officer, possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person and obstruction of justice.

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