Watch Log: Saturday, May 16, 2020
May 18, 2020
Watch Log: Monday, May 18, 2020
May 19, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Sunday, May 17, 2020 – 6 a.m. Monday, May 18, 2020


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

7:28 p.m.
750 W. South Temple St.

Officers were notified of an injured person and located them at the above address. It was determined that he had been stabbed multiple times and his vehicle was stolen. UHP quickly located the victims vehicle abandoned at 144 S. 800 W. Containment was quickly established but the suspect was not located. The victim was transported to a local hospital with several minor lacerations but was uncooperative with the investigating officers. The suspect information given is a white male adult, tall, wearing shorts, a white bandana, and goes by the street name of “Jersey”.

8:42 p.m.
Burglary/K9 Apprehension
1999 W. 1700 S.

Officers responded to a burglary in progress at the LDS Church Distribution Center. Officers witnessed a male inside the store assaulting a church security officer who was trying to detain him. A K9 Officer employed his dog to take the suspect into custody. EMS transported the suspect to a local hospital to be treated for the dog bite. Crime Lab responded. The male had damaged multiple doors and an electronic scanner inside the building. Mickey Etsitty, 50, was later released from the hospital and booked into jail on Burglary, Criminal Mischief, and Assault.

12:36 a.m.
1795 W. 500 N.

Police received a call for shots fired with a male victim at 500 N. New Star Dr. A male was found lying in the grass in front of the apartments and bystanders were rendering aid. The male was shot twice in the upper left leg. Officers applied a tourniquet to the victim’s leg. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Shell casings were recovered at the scene. Investigation is ongoing.

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