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Woman accused of urinating on police car arrested

Jun 7, 2020, 10:43 AM | Updated: 12:11 pm
(Photo: SLC Police Department)
(Photo: SLC Police Department)

SALT LAKE CITY– Police have arrested a woman accused of urinating on a Salt Lake City police car which was vandalized during the downtown SLC protest last weekend.

Salt Lake City Police Department officials said on Saturday they arrested 35-year-old Tamara Lynn Dixon and booked her into the Salt Lake County jail on charges of felony riot, lewdness, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police, Dixon was seen urinating on the overturned police car.

The police vehicle was overturned, vandalized and burned by protesters on May 30. The car was totaled. 

Protesters Destroy SLC PD Vehicle

LIVE: Protesters overturn and vandalize a Salt Lake City Police Department patrol vehicle. KSL reporter Alex Cabrero KSL was right there when it happened!More on the Salt Lake protest: https://ksltv.com/slcprotest/

Posted by KSL 5 TV on Saturday, May 30, 2020

 

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