Watch Log: Monday, August 17, 2020
August 19, 2020
Watch Log: Friday, August 21, 2020
August 25, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Thursday, August 20, 2020 – 6 a.m. Friday, August 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

8:40 a.m.
Traffic Accident
830 N. 300 W.

A vehicle travelling north on 300 W. suddenly veered left and struck the center media. The vehicle then swerved right, left the road and struck a tree. The driver, a 48-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital where he later died. The investigation is continuing.

2:56 p.m.
Narcotics Arrest/Resisting
40 N. 800 W.

An officer observed a male conduct a drug deal. When the officer approached the male ran. Officers caught the male quickly who then resisted. The male suffered minor injuries and was treated by medical personnel at the scene. He was transported to jail but was not accepted due to a cut on his face. The male declined transportation to a hospital and was released. Charges will be screened.

6:54 p.m.
Foot Pursuit
1714 W. Featherstone Cir.

Officers responded on a report of a male selling drugs. When they arrived Jason Tran, 26, immediately ran. After a short foot pursuit Tran was found hiding behind a house. Tran was booked into jail for a warrant as well as failure to stop and interfering.

2:34 a.m.
Shots Fired
90 E. 600 S.

Officers responded to a shots fired call at this address. Witnesses indicated there was an argument in an alleyway. One of the involved parties left and returned with a gun and fired into the air, then all parties fled. Shell casings were located on scene, no victims were located.

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