Watch Log: Friday, July 24, 2020
July 31, 2020
Watch Log: Sunday, July 26, 2020
July 31, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020 – 6 a.m. Sunday, July 26, 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


9:19 a.m.


455 S. 500 E.


Officers responded to a fight with a knife at the Smiths. Officers located the subjects actively involved in an altercation as they were walking East on 500 S. Officers confronted the suspect with the knife, at that time the suspect grabbed the other male pulling him close and putting the knife to the neck of the other male creating a hostage situation. Officers discharged their firearms at the suspect who was pronounced dead at the scene. OICI protocol was initiated and Protocol Team 3 responded. The deceased suspect has been identified as Andrew Preece, 34.


2:37 a.m.
Shots Fired
854 N. Poinsettia



Officers were dispatched on a shots fired call and a vehicle leaving the area was stopped. A juvenile passenger indicated that he had been shot in the lower leg. He was transported to a local hospital for a non-life-threatening injury. At the scene of the shooting a house had been struck as well as several vehicles. No other injuries were reported.


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