Watch Log: Saturday, January 21, 2017
January 23, 2017
Watch Log: Monday, January 23, 2017
January 24, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Sunday, January 22, 2017 – 6 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017

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

6:53 a.m.
Vehicle burglary/Attempted vehicle theft
1445 S. 300 W.

A man found two individuals inside his truck attempting to steal it. The suspects took property from the truck and loaded it into another vehicle. The victim called police and grabbed hold of one of the men as he attempted to run away. The suspect swung a tool at the victim and then continued to flee. A third suspect drove away in a silver Toyota Tacoma truck. Officers located the suspect vehicle in a nearby parking lot occupied by one of the suspects. Property from the victim’s vehicle was located in the bed of the truck. Officers booked Kalen Olsen, 23, into jail for aggravated burglary, theft, theft by receiving stolen property, possession of burglary tools and driving on a denied license.

12:26 a.m.
Stolen vehicle
400 S. State St.
17 -13903

Officers stopped a stolen vehicle and took the driver into custody. Officers booked Johnny Cowper, 46 into jail for theft by receiving stolen property.

4:28 a.m.
Carjack suspects/Pursuit
670 E. Kensington Ave.

Officers located a vehicle that was taken in a carjacking from South Salt Lake. An attempt was made to stop the vehicle and the vehicle fled. The vehicle was pursued until it crashed. Containment was set up and two suspects were taken into custody. The juvenile suspects were turned over to South Salt Lake Police.

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 us your crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip