Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Monday, April 20, 2020 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
1003 E. 300 S.
Verizon was attempting to install a new 5G cell phone tower when 10-12 protesters arrived, upset that 5G was being installed. One of the protesters chained himself to the foundation and refused to leave. Officers continued a dialogue with the protesters who indicated they believed a call was coming from the city about revoking the permit. When that call did not come by approximately 12:30 p.m. the protesters agreed to leave.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle
300 W. North Temple St.
The victim located his vehicle which had been recently stolen. The victims friend attempted to detain the suspect but was dragged by the vehicle and sustained minor injuries. The victims followed the vehicle until it went down a dead end street at which time they again confronted the suspect. An altercation ensued and all 3 individuals sustained minor injuries. Officers responded and were able to locate the suspect hiding in a building. Michael Price, 28, was booked into jail for theft, assault, reckless endangerment and reckless driving.
To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip