Watch Log: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
October 28, 2020
Watch Log: Thursday, October 15, 2020
October 28, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – 6 a.m. Thursday, October 15, 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

6:15 p.m.
Stolen Vehicle
996 S. Redwood Rd

An officer observed an occupied stolen vehicle in the parking lot of the African Market. Other officers took the driver into custody. Officers determined the male had been trying to buy the vehicle from a female. The investigation lead to the arrest of Emele Tuaolo, 26, who was booked into jail for theft warrants.

10:45 p.m.
Abandoned Children
1818 S. 300 W.

A woman asked an acquaintance to watch her two children for the day. At approximately 10:45 p.m. the acquaintance took the children to Costco and left them there without telling their mother. Witnesses called to report the children had been left there with no supervision. Officers responded and reunited the children with their mother. The acquaintance has not been located.

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