The following incidents were taken, in part, from the Mesquite Police Department blotter during the week of May 6-12, 2012. All persons included in these incidents are presumed innocent until proven guilty by courts in the U.S.
5/7/12 Burglary: Security Officers at the Oasis Casino called police to report a burglary in progress. Two men were stealing wire from one of the closed buildings. Both men ran and one was found and arrested.
5/7/12 Theft: Police responded to a casino on a report of two vending machines broken into and the money stolen.
5/8/12 Burglary: Officers responded to an attempted burglary on Trailside Way. A lock had been damage on a residence and there are no suspects.
5/8/12 Suspicious circumstances: A citizen reported missing prescription medication from her home but there was no forced entry.
5/8/12 Suspicious person: Officers contacted a subject who was acting suspiciously and walking rapidly up and down the roadway.
5/8/12 Agency Assist: Police responded to a residence to assist Fire and Rescue with a possible patient who was belligerent and confrontational. He was later transported to the hospital for treatment.
5/9/12 Drug Arrest: S.A.I.N.T officers and detectives stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction. The driver had a felony warrant out of California and the passenger was in possession of drug paraphernalia.
5/10/12 Animal Complaint: Citizens reported that a dog had been left in a vehicle in extreme hot weather conditions without food or water.
5/11/12 Panhandling: Officers made contact with a man who was soliciting money from motorists near a business.
5/11/12 Suspicious person: Police responded to a man wandering around in the parking lot of a convenience store. He was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needles and was taken to jail.
5/11/12 Animal complaint: Neighbors called police to report a Great Dane running at large, barking and acting vicious. The dog was returned to its owners who were cited for animal at large and no proof of rabies.
5/12/12 DUI arrest: An officer made a traffic stop for an aggressive lane change without signaling. The female driver was found to be under the influence and was arrested.