Watch Log: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
March 5, 2020
Watch Log: Friday, March 6, 2020
March 11, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020 – 6 a.m. Friday, March 6, 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

8:10 p.m.
Burglary in Progress
342 E Sherman Ave

The victim came home and found Nikolas Neilson, 37, inside his home. The victim retrieved his gun and attempted to detain Neilson. The victim fired his gun into the ground during the encounter. Neilson fled the home and was later tracked several blocks by a K9, where he was discovered hiding inside the back of a work van. Nicolas was booked into jail for burglary, possession of stolen property, and possession of another’s identifying documents, and criminal trespass.

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