Watch Log: Monday, February 17, 2020
February 26, 2020
Watch Log: February 19, 2020
February 26, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2020


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

7:23 p.m.
1302 S. State

An individual entered the convenience store at 1302 S. State and took some items from the store and left. When the clerk confronted the suspect, the suspect told the clerk they had a firearm and would shoot the clerk. A picture of the suspect was quickly disseminated to officers. Two officers spotted the suspect at 1801 S. State and took the suspect into custody. Cesar Garcia, 24, was taken to jail for robbery and warrants.

9:32 p.m.
123 E. 2100 S.

The male that attempted to rob the Del Taco on the 13th returned to the store. Employees called for police and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. Caleb Shafer, 27, was taken to jail for robbery.

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