Watch Log: Thursday, May 24, 2018
May 25, 2018
Watch Log: Saturday, May 26, 2018
May 29, 2018

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:

6 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 – 6 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 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 

8:11 a.m.
Barricaded subject
1025 N. 900 W.

A man called police to report suspicious males near his room at the Salt City Inn. Another call was received from motel management reporting a domestic in the same room. Officers arrived and found the door of the room had been barricaded. Several loud “pops” that sounded like gunfire were heard in the room. Containment was established and SWAT was called to the scene. Negotiations were established and the suspect and a female exited the room. Officers booked Johnny Maestas, 44, into jail for criminal mischief and several outstanding warrants.

11:15 a.m.
Stolen vehicle
1756 S. Redwood Rd.

Officers stopped a stolen vehicle and found distributable amounts of heroin and methamphetamine in the car. The juvenile driver was booked into detention for possession of a stolen vehicle. Officers booked passengers, Mario Lavato, 37, and Angie Garcia, 32, into jail for outstanding warrants and possession with intent to distribute heroin and methamphetamine.


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