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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The former director of Salt Lake City’s 911 dispatch center has been sentenced to three days in jail after pleading guilty to driving under the influence.

Scott Freitag, who is now a member of the Layton City Council, also was ordered Monday to pay a $1,420 fine and complete 72 hours of community service as part of a 12-month probation.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports Freitag was pulled over by Centerville police on Jan. 3 for driving erratically while entering Interstate 15 at Kaysville in a Salt Lake City Corporation vehicle. Police found an open mixed drink and a gun inside the vehicle.

Detectives said Freitag failed field sobriety tests and registered a 0.214 percent blood alcohol content during a breathalyzer test. He was fired the next day from his job he’d held since 2013 as director of SLC911.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune,