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December 17, 2018
Watch Log: Saturday, December 15, 2018
December 17, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2018 – 6 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2018

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

11:38 a.m.
Aggravated Assault
400 S. 700 E.

The victim, who works for Hires Big H, walked out to tell the suspect that he could not park in the Hires parking lot all the time. The suspect has recently been parking in the Hires parking lot to drop off his girlfriend, who works at a nearby business. The suspect and victim got into a verbal argument. The victim then walked in front of the suspect’s vehicle, and the suspect then drove over the victim, causing substantial injuries. The suspect fled in the vehicle. The vehicle is a black Dodge Ram 1500 with a shell and Utah plate W076YH. The suspect has been identified as Patrick Walker, age 27.The suspect and suspect vehicle have not been located as of this writing.

3:04 p.m.
402 E. 6th Ave.

A Suspect entered the business at this location and approached the victim stating “this is a robbery” while displaying a weapon. The suspect took money from the victim business and then exited the business. Suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult in his 30’s, approx. 5’4’’, wearing a dark clothing and a red and black scarf over his face.

3:53 a.m.
Aggravated Robbery
1157 W. California Ave.

Three suspects entered the 7-11 and went around the counter after the clerk stabbing him in the arm and neck. They then took cash and items from the store before fleeing. The victim was transported to an area hospital in serious condition. Later in the evening, officers were working a shoplifting case at Walmart and recognized the suspects from this case. The suspects were transported to the police station and interviewed. Three juveniles were booked into juvenile detention for aggravated assault and aggravated robbery.

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