Watch Log: Friday, August 7, 2020
August 11, 2020
Watch Log: Sunday, August 9, 2020
August 11, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, August 8, 2020 – 6 a.m. Sunday, August 9, 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


6:29 p.m.
Aggravated Robbery
434 E. South Temple St.

A victim was approached by a male at this address and was asked by the male to use her cell phone. She told the male that she didn’t have service. The male then brandished a knife as the victim backed away. Officers in the area were able to take the male into custody. Jacob Jones, 29, was booked into jail for aggravated robbery.


11:01 p.m.
Fatal Traffic Accident
Indiana Ave./Delong St.

A vehicle was westbound on Indiana Ave. approaching Delong St. when it lost control and landed upside down in the water of the Jordan Surplus Canal. The driver and two of the four occupants were able to get out safely. The other two, a two-year-old and a 15-year-old, were rescued from the water by police and fire personnel. Both were transported to local hospitals in critical condition.

*Update 8/10/2020 the 15-year-old juvenile in this case has passed away.


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