Watch Log: Sunday, January 22, 2017
January 23, 2017
Scam Alert: Calls from Police Phone Numbers Asking for Money to Avoid Jail
January 24, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 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

11:30 a.m.
Telephonic threats
Highland High School & Hillside Middle School

Highland High and Hillside Middle School received threatening phone messages, but the voicemails were not discovered until late in the morning. Officers and bomb dogs did sweeps at both locations and found no evidence.

1:37 p.m.
1557 W. 200 S.

A man was sitting inside his vehicle when a male pointed a handgun at the victim and gestured for him to get out of the vehicle. The victim complied and the suspect drove off with the vehicle. The vehicle is a gold Lincoln 4 door sedan. The suspect is described as a male with one tear drop tattoo next to his left eye and two next to his right eye, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, and a red bandana covering the majority of his face.

4:40 p.m.
Bank robbery
1500 S. Foothill Dr.

A man entered Key Bank, jumped the counter and held a gun to a tellers head. The suspect demanded money and was given an unknown amount. The suspect fled the bank and was not located. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 5 feet 10 inches tall, medium build, wearing a black ski mask, black sunglasses and a green jacket.

3:17 a.m.
Vehicle burglary
126 S. McClelland St.

Officers responded to a vehicle burglary in progress and followed footprints from the involved vehicle to a nearby storage shed where they located the suspect along with stolen property. Officers booked Joshua Alan Funk, 26, into jail for vehicle burglary and felony theft.

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