Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2017 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
235 S. Rio Grande St.
Officers observed a woman dealing drugs and stopped a man that had just purchased drugs from the female. Officers approached the suspect who was with her juvenile son and they could see a handgun in the suspects backpack. Both were taken into custody. Officers booked Latisha Cooke, 40, into jail for possession and distribution of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by restricted person. The 14 year-old male juvenile was booked into detention for distribution of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a restricted person. The man that purchased the drugs was cited and released.
353 W. 200 S.
A man entered a store, approached a female cashier, produced a knife and demanded money. The victim then produced a knife and the suspect grabbed some merchandise and exited the store. The suspect is described as a white male adult, approximately 6 feet tall, slender build with dark curly hair, a stubbly beard wearing a red plaid shirt and faded jeans.
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