State of the City Decorum
March 3, 2020
Watch Log: Friday, February 28, 2020
March 3, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Thursday, February 27, 2020 – 6 a.m. Friday, February 28, 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

1:32 p.m.
Traffic Incident
200 S. West Temple St.

Zachary Richardson, 28, went through the light at West Temple and 200 S. at a high rate of speed. He collided with a vehicle in that intersection and lost control striking three parked vehicles and then hitting another moving vehicle. The final collision caused the other vehicle to roll and Richardson’s vehicle ended up on its side. Richardson was treated at a local hospital and then processed for DUI and taken to jail. All other injuries were minor and did not require care.

9:34 p.m.
210 E. 400 S.

The victim was smoking marijuana with three other males. The group of males left and returned asking for more marijuana. The victim stated that he was out. The group of males then began assaulting him. The victim fled and the group began attacking his dog. The victim returned to help his dog but one person in the group intimated that he had a gun. The group left with the victim’s dog. The suspects have not been located.

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