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Watch Log: Monday, September 1, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, September 1, 2014 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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, please visit slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.

2:22 a.m.
Assault on Peace Officer
135 S. 500 W.
14-151485

Officers responded to 135 S. 500 W. on report of a fight in progress.  Upon arrival officers found that the apartment security guard and another tenant had been involved in an altercation with Charles Welch (3/30/45).  There was some confusion as to whether Welch was allowed in the building as it had recently been reported that he had possibly been threatening other tenants.  While the security guard was attempting to find out if Welch could enter the building he was assaulted by Welch.  Another tenant tried to intervene and was also assaulted by Welch.  When officers arrived and attempted to gather information from Welch he became upset and threw his shoe at an officer, striking him in the torso.   Welch was taken into custody and booked into jail for Assault on a Peace Officer.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: crimetip

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