Updated Statement on Use of Force
August 12, 2020
Watch Log: Thursday, August 13, 2020
August 14, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, August 11, 2020 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 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.


9:42 p.m.
Aggravated Assault
11 E. 1700 S.

An officer was flagged down on an assault in progress at the above location. An investigation had found that a female threw rocks at the victim’s car. When she got out to confront the suspect, the victim was assaulted and stabbed with a screwdriver. Rikki Cruz, 36, was booked for assault, retail theft, paraphernalia and lewdness.


3:57 a.m.
Burglary in Progress
866 W. South Temple St.

A call of a burglary in progress came in at the above location. An officer arrived on scene as the suspect was exiting the building. Clevy Phinsee, 33, was taken into custody and booked for burglary and assault.



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