Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2020 – 6 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 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.
DUI, Hit and Run
1300 S. Main St.
A witness stated that he heard a possible gunshot during a road rage incident from a nearby vehicle. The vehicle matched the description of one suspected for a Hit and Run earlier in the day. An officer in an unmarked car located the vehicle going southbound on I-15. The officer followed the vehicle until other marked units were able to assist in a traffic stop. The driver taken into custody after the stop. Benjamin Lopez, 31, was booked into Jail for DUI and hit and run. Officers were unable to locate a victim for the possible shooting or any evidence of a shooting.
2100 S. Main St.
A witness observed a vehicle suddenly turn onto the sidewalk and strike a light pole causing the vehicle to roll onto its side. The driver was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
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