Watch Log: Sunday, December 20, 2020
December 21, 2020
Watch Log: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
December 30, 2020

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, December 22, 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



12:04 a.m.

25 E. Kensington Ave


Officers responded to the Main Street Motel on a report of shots fired. Officers located a male that had been shot, he was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Officers began to search the area and found Salesi Katoa, 37, deceased from a gunshot wound. A third individual was located at a local hospital where she was seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. Her injury is not believed to be life threatening. The investigation is ongoing.


4:30 a.m.
Occupied Stolen Vehicle
7200 W California Ave



An officer stopped to assist a motorist who had driven into a ditch. A check of the plate showed the vehicle was stolen. The driver Jose Garcia, 18, was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of burglary tools.



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