6 a.m. Monday, May 4, 2020 – 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 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 slcpd.com/policecallsforservice.
2:34 p.m. Distribution of a Controlled Substance 601 E. 1300 S.
Officers responded on a call of possible drug deals occurring in the park. A suspect description had been provided to dispatch and when officers attempted to contact a male that matched the description he fled on foot. Officers were able to locate Don Washington-Balthazar, 28, hiding in a backyard near the park. Don was in possession of approximately a half pound of marijuana along with a large amount of cash and packaging materials. Don was booked into jail for distribution of a controlled substance.
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