Watch Log: Sunday, September 27, 2020
October 7, 2020
Watch Log: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
October 7, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, September 28, 2020 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 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

11:02 a.m.
Fugitive Apprehension
224 W. 600.

An Officer was in line at Starbucks, on his way to a part time job, when he observed Christopher Thornhill, 57, urinating on the wall north of the drive through lane. The officer stopped Thornhill and learned that he had an outstanding fugitive warrant for homicide. Assisting Officers arrived and Thornhill was taken into custody without incident. Christopher Thornhill was booked into jail for his warrant and disorderly conduct.

11:25 p.m.
1157 W. California Ave

Officers responded to a robbery in progress call at the listed address. The suspects fled the scene prior to officers arriving. There were two suspects a male adult, possibly Hispanic and a White female adult. The male suspect had a weapon and demanded the money from the clerk. Suspects fled in an unknown direction. Male suspect wore a black hooded sweatshirt and baseball cap. The female suspect had on a white or gray sweat suit and mask.

11:34 p.m.
1353 W. Indiana Ave

Two suspects possibly from the previous robbery arrived at this location and entered the store. The male suspect took the female suspect hostage and told the clerk to give him money or he would hurt her. The clerk gave the suspect a small amount of cash. The two suspects fled in opposite directions.

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