Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of significant events over the last 24-hour period. 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, please visit: slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
1700 S. 700 W.
Victim was walking eastbound on 1700 S. arriving to the tracks at 700 W. A freight train was stopped on the tracks over 1700 S. The victim jumped over the coupled cars of the freight train and began to jog eastbound crossing 700 West. He was wearing earphones and was apparently listening to music. He did not see the Front Runner train heading northbound. The train struck the victim and severed his right arm as well as gravely injured his right leg. Witnesses began to administer first aid until fire arrived. Victim is still listed in serious condition as of 9-30-2013
150 E. 1st Ave.
Fire asked for several units to assist with traffic control at a fire in the large apartment complex.
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