Watch Log: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
October 11, 2017
In Memoriam: Officer David H. Crowther (1923)
October 12, 2017

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 6 a.m. Thursday, October 12, 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

9:58 p.m.
Fatal traffic accident
2700 S. Chadwick St.

A vehicle was driving west on 2700 South when it struck a tree on the south side of the road. The female driver received minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. A 4 year-old-child was transported to the hospital, but later was pronounced dead. Investigation ongoing.

4:05 a.m.
1700 S. 1800 E.

Residents heard someone breaking into their garage and went out to find a female had entered and was removing property. Police responded and Megan Velte, 31, was booked into jail for burglary.

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