Watch Log: Saturday, April 13, 2019
April 16, 2019
Watch Log: Monday, April 15, 2019
April 16, 2019

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 6 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019


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

7:27 a.m.
Theft/Recovered Stolen Vehicle
515 N. 300 W.

Officers responded to the report of a retail theft at the 7-Eleven at 500 North and 300 West. The clerk caught James Dawson, 27, taking food and leaving without paying for it. When officers arrived, they discovered that the vehicle James was driving had been stolen. The officers also located stolen property taken from storage sheds inside of the vehicle. James was arrested and booked into jail for the vehicle theft, burglary, and retail theft.

4:35 a.m.
1053 W. Wenco Dr.

Officers responded on a shots fired call at this address. When officers arrived they located a male adult near the street who was deceased. Investigation ongoing.

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