Watch Log: Friday, April 29, 2016
May 2, 2016
Watch Log: Sunday, May 1, 2016
May 2, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 – 6 a.m. Sunday, May 1, 2016

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

8:08 a.m.
Man with a gun
850 N. Oak Tree Ct.

Officers responded on a report of a man with a gun banging on a window of a car with a woman inside. Officers arrived and found the vehicle unoccupied with a window broken out. While officers were searching the area they heard a gunshot and located a man coming around the side of one of the buildings. Officers placed the individual in handcuffs and located a stolen handgun in his waistband. Further investigation resulted in the discovery of an apartment where the altercation continued. The victim had been able to flee the scene and was later interviewed by police. David Potter, 34, was booked into jail for possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a weapon by a restricted person, parole violation, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

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