Press Release: Night Out Against Crime 2017
August 1, 2017
Press Release: Looking for Persons of Interest in Homicide near Pioneer Park
August 2, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, 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 

11:07 a.m.
Stolen vehicle
300 S. 500 W.

Officers observed a woman walking away from a stolen vehicle. The suspect fled on foot and was taken into custody. Officers booked Heather York, 29, into jail for theft of a motor vehicle.

6:25 p.m.
Aggravated assault
400 S. 200 W.

Officers observed a man swinging a piece of wood at another male. A state probation officer had the male at gun point, however the suspect ignored commands and continued to advance towards the victim. Officers deployed their Tasers and took the suspect into custody. Officers booked Brian Higgs, 56, into jail for aggravated assault.

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