Watch Log: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
July 2, 2020
Watch Log: Friday, July 3, 2020
July 8, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020 – 6 a.m. Friday, July 3, 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


11:34 a.m.
2040 S. State St.

The suspect, Benjamin Dillman 51, was observed starting a bush on fire at the vacant Sconecutter restaurant at the listed address. The small bush fire enlarged to engulf the Sconecutter. The suspect fled on foot and was detained by South Salt Lake PD. SLCFD handled the large blaze, police assisted with traffic control and booking the suspect into jail.


3:53 p.m.
Protester Interfering with Police
125 E. 500 S.

Officers were conducting a traffic stop that was unrelated to the protest. Protester Emanuel Hill, 22, started to interfere with the officers during the traffic stop. He came into the roadway and began diverting the officer’s attention away from the traffic stop. He was told several times he needed to get back out of the roadway. Officers released the person they had stopped and took Hill into custody. He was booked into jail for interfering.


8:35 p.m.
22 N. 800 W.

The victim stated the he was working on his car in the area of 800 W. and North Temple. A male and female exited a car nearby and exchanged words with the victim. The situation turned into a physical altercation and the victim was called a “faggot”. At that point the victim defended himself using a drill had had will him. Another male intervened in the fight and tackled the victim. The male a female suspect then fled the scene yelling “white power” as they ran off. The male that intervened also ran off.


11:30 p.m.
1285 N. Redwood Road

A Polynesian male wearing all black clothing entered the 7-Eleven, produced a handgun and demanded money. The suspect left westbound on 1300 North on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.


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