Watch Log: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
August 17, 2016
Children of Officers Killed in the Line of Duty to Pin Explorers as “Guardians of the Fallen”
August 18, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 – 6 a.m. Thursday, August 18, 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

9:08 a.m.
Found body
1310 S. 900 W.

Salt Lake City Water Department workers were cleaning out a drainage pipe near the Jordan River when they discovered a body. The body was badly decomposed. Fire rescue responded to help remove the body from the water.

5:56 p.m.
1240 W. 400 S.

A male adult was approached by a man on a mountain bike. The male suspect brandished a handgun and took the victims property. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult in his 30’s, thin build, thin mustache, wearing a black hat, t-shirt and dark colored shorts. The suspect left the area on a silver colored mountain bike.

2:25 a.m.
819 N. North Temple St.

A male adult suspect, 38, was seen breaking windows and yelling on the second floor of the Gateway Inn. The suspect attempted to enter one of the rooms which was occupied by a man and his wife. A physical altercation ensued between the two men. During the altercation the suspect was stabbed and pushed through a window. The suspect went and laid on the driveway where officers found him. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

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