Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Saturday, September 20, 2014 – 6 a.m. Sunday, September 21, 2014
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, please visit slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
Aggravated Assault/ Domestic Violence in the presence of a child
1453 W. 300 S.
The victim was arguing with the suspect, Lomphong Phommaeong (10/12/74). The friction was due to the suspect’s binge drinking for much of the day and his insistence to leave the house. The victim objected and the suspect cut her on the cheek with a razor blade. The suspect assaulted the victim in front of their two minor children. The suspect fled the scene and was later located by officers and booked into jail.
Distribution of a Controlled Substance
586 W. 100 S.
Officers were in the area of 600 W. 100 S. wearing their police uniforms but driving in an unmarked police vehicle when they were flagged over by suspect, Cesar Hernandez-Cruz (6/22/83). Hernandez-Cruz asked the Officers “what they wanted”, referring to drugs. The officers requested a specific kind of drug and Hernandez-Cruz approached their vehicle. When Hernandez-Cruz reached the side of the officer’s vehicle he realized the occupants were police officers and he fled on foot but was apprehended shortly thereafter. Hernandez-Cruz was found in possession of cocaine and heroin. Hernandez-Cruz was booked into jail for Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Failing to Stop at the Command of an Officer.
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