Press Release: SLCPD Search Evanston Landfill for Evidence Related to Homicide
May 16, 2018
Watch Log: Thursday, May 17, 2018
May 18, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – 6 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018


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


4:37 a.m.
1200 N. 1200 W.

Officers attempted to make contact with a wanted person. The male fled from officers. K-9 officers from Unified Police responded to the area of the fleeing. John Womack, 31, was found hiding nearby. Womack was booked on several warrants, fleeing and drug possession charges.


11:26 p.m.
Drug arrest
280 W. Arapahoe Ave.

Officers were in the area and noticed a drug transaction take place. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. The driver, Emiliano Gallegos, 18, was booked into jail for drug distribution, drug possession, possession of a firearm by a restricted person and open container.


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