Watch Log: Thursday, December 8, 2016
December 9, 2016
Watch Log: Saturday, December 10, 2016
December 12, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 – 6 a.m. Saturday, December 10, 2016

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

3:15 a.m.
Traffic accident
1675 S Prospect St.

Officers arrived on a traffic accident and located a man nearby and took him into custody. The suspect admitted to driving his car while texting. It was determined that the man hit a parked car and then forced entry into a nearby apartment to hide. The resident of the apartment fought with the suspect. A strong odor of marijuana was found in the car along with a stolen firearm. A bottle of prescription cough syrup was found on the suspect. Officers booked Christian Diaz, 19, into jail for possession of a stolen firearm, DUI, hit and run, burglary and possession of a controlled substance.

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