Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of significant events over the last 24-hour period. 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.
Foot Pursuit/K-9 Apprehension
1600 E 2100 S
An officer was patrolling Sugarhouse Park and located an occupied vehicle inside of the park. The officer made contact with the occupant in an effort to inform him that the park was closed. The occupant of the vehicle fled from the officer on foot but was apprehended a short distance away. George McHugh (6/4/95) was booked into jail for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute inside of a park, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing and false information.
Update, Case #13-82657:
Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, Brian Thaut, 32, succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle collision that occurred at approximately 8:08 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was traveling westbound on 200 South when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a parked, unoccupied car.
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