Watch Log: Saturday, December 29, 2018
January 2, 2019
Watch Log: Monday, December 31, 2018
January 2, 2019

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Sunday, December 30, 2018 – 6 a.m. Monday, December 31, 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 Com4manders 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

2:32 p.m.
225 W. 200 S.

Officers responded to the hotel at this address on a report of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival officers found the suspect had entered the hotel and attempted to take items from the gift shop. The suspect was approached by a hotel employee and asked to return the items. The suspect threw the items at the employee then struck him repeatedly in the face. The suspect attempted to flee but was detained by other employees. Coleman Hofeling, 35, was booked in to jail for robbery.

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