Watch Log: Thursday, October 18, 2018
October 19, 2018
Watch Log: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
October 25, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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 

4:04 p.m.
Aggravated assault
850 S. 900 W.

Two men were involved in a verbal altercation which turned physical. The suspect approached the victim with a knife and lunged at him. The victim responded in self-defense by hitting the suspect in the head with his skateboard, knocking him unconscious. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. Officers booked Austin Clayton, 19, into jail for aggravated assault.

5:20 p.m.
Aggravated assault
1000 S. 900 W.

A man accompanied by several others approached another male at the Jordan Skate Park and an argument ensued between them. During this altercation the suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim. The victim fell backward, striking his head on a utility pole. All the suspects fled in a white Honda Accord. Multiple witnesses provided information and statements. The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The suspects were later located and were interviewed. Investigation ongoing.

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