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.
1899 South State
Officers were at the above location looking for the suspect in an assault case for South Salt Lake PD. The suspect was located; however, as officers were attempting to identify the other occupants of the motel room, a woman was found hiding in the bathroom. A K-9 handler deployed a police service dog to take custody of the woman, who was bitten in the process. Ashley Witter (8/17/1983) was treated for her injury and then booked into jail for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.
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