The following incidents were take, in part, from the Mesquite Police Department blotter during the week of May 27-June 2, 2012. All persons included in these incidents are presumed innocent until proved guilty by the court.
Battery on Person: Officers were dispatched to a local residence in reference to a battery call. The complainant stated he was pushed down by security, in the parking lot, of a local night club. This matter is being investigated.
Lost Property: An Officer telephone an out state resident who reported losing his wallet in Mesquite near a local casino. The complainant requested an incident number for his financial institution.
Hit & Run: Officers responded to an intersection, reference a hit and run involving property damage. Officers later located the adult male driver of vehicle who fled the scene. The male was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, obstructing a public officer, resisting arrest, and other traffic offenses.
Juvenile Problem: Police were called to a residence where it was reported juveniles were having a party and drinking alcohol. The juveniles left the scene prior to officers arrival. The investigation is ongoing.
Trespassing: Officers responded to the Casablanca Casino, reference a trespassing incident. Officers spoke with security who had contacted an intoxicated adult male. The male had been trespassed from the property, but refused to leave. Security signed a complaint against the male and he was arrested for trespassing.
Controlled Substance Problem: Officers conducted an investigation on two suspicious individuals male individuals loitering about an apartment complex. Officer's investigation revealed one of the males to be in possession of marijuana. Said offending male was arrested for such.
Noise Disturbance: Officers responded to a local residence for a noise complaint. Following an investigation, an adult minor was arrested for an alcohol offense.
Trespassing: Officers were dispatched to a local casino for a subject who refused to leave property. Subject still refused to leave property upon police arrival, and was taken into custody.
Traffic Stop: An officer conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle the driver was issued citations for open container of alcohol and speed.
Agency Assistance: Officers responded to the local airport to assist medical personnel with an adult male who was injured during a skydive landing. An adult male was flown to the hospital in Las Vegas for further treatment.
Traffic Stop: Mesquite Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for several traffic violations. During the traffic stop the Mesquite Police Officer observed a firearm inside of the vehicle. One occupant was arrested for Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
Battery on Person: An officer was dispatched to the lobby of the police department to speak with a victim of a battery. The officer gathered information from the victim, who requested to sign a citation against the offender for battery. An adult male was issued a citation for battery.
Disorderly Conduct: Police were called to a local park, reference an intoxicated male adult yelling profanities. The complainant signed a complaint against the male and he was arrested breach of peace.
Controlled Substance Problem: Officers conducted an investigative stop on two adult males. Both males were in possession of drug paraphernalia, and one male was in possession of methamphetamine. Both males were arrested for these charges.
Burglary: Police responded to a burglary call at a local residence. The victim reported several firearms were stolen from his residence. The investigation is ongoing.
Traffic accident W/O injury: Officers responded to a local parking lot in reference to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Fraud: An officer responded to a local shopping center for a report of credit card fraud. A report was taken and an investigation is underway.
Theft: An officer responded to the lobby of the police department in reference to a stolen handgun. The incident is currently under investigation.
Disorderly Conduct: An officer responded to a local visitor center reference a disorderly adult. Following an investigation, an adult male was taken into custody for breach of peace.
Citizen Assist: The complainant had questions about the eviction of a roommate from her residence. She was referred to the constable's office.
Theft: An Officer responded to a local business in reference to a theft from vehicle report. The incident is
currently under investigation.
Agency Assistance: Officer was called to a residence, where a female adult was yelling for help. Officer discovered the female had fallen from her wheel chair and needed medical assistance. Paramedics responded and transported the female to the hospital.
Burglary: Officers were dispatched to a local residence, for a report of suspicious activity. The officers arrived and conducted an investigation related to vehicle burglaries. The officers located two males in the area and learned the males subjects were involved with the crime. Both subjects were arrested.
Found Property: Police responded to a report of found property near a local intersection. A bag containing miscellaneous male clothing and U.S. currency was recovered. The items were booked into the Mesquite evidence vault as found property. Officers are currently attempting to locate the owner of the items.
Vandalism: Officer responded to a residence for a report of vandalism to resident's vehicle.
Civil Matter: Responded to a local Mesquite business, reference a report of damage to a vehicle, while the vehicle was being worked on, by the business. An information report and photographs were taken for insurance purposes.
Hit & Run: Officers spoke with a parent who requested to report his teenage child was struck by a vehicle while riding his peddle bike on Oldmill Road. The child had minor injuries and refused medical attention.
Found Person: Officers responded to a local convenience store reference an unattended two year old child. Upon officers arrival the child was reunited with her baby sitter.
Intoxicated Person: Officer responded to a report of two males fighting. Officer found the two males were brothers and both had been drinking. One male was found to be 18 years of age, and was arrested for minor consumption.
Wanted Person: Officers located a suspicious male subject walking west bound on Mesquite Boulevard. Officers identified the subject and arrested the male for warrantsout of Mesquite Municipal Court.
A female had her cell phone stolen from a friends residence. Officer is currently attempting to locate the suspect (s) involved with the theft of the cell phone.
Found Property: Officer recovered a bicycle, which was laying on a local sidewalk. The bicycle was placed into the Mesquite bicycle impound for safe keeping.
Burglary: Officer responded to a local resident for a report of a burglary. Report has been taken and the investigation continues.
Agency Assistance: Officers were dispatched to assist an outside agency with a juvenile that had fallen into the river. The juvenile, who had drowned in the river, was later located by the outside agency.
Threatening: An officer was dispatched to a local condominium complex, in reference to threats made by one of the tenants to the reporting person. The reporting person declined to pursue charges.
Hit & Run: Police responded to a hit and run accident in a local parking lot. There were no injuries and minor vehicle damage. A report was taken for the accident. Officers are currently attempting to locate the suspect(s).
Controlled Substance Problem: Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations. The driver was found to be in possession of marijuana and the passenger had an active warrant out of Mesquite Municipal Court. The driver was issued a citation and released with a court date. The passenger was arrested and transported to the Mesquite Detention Center.
Wanted Person: Officers located and arrested a male who had a $3,200.00 electronic warrant out of Las Vegas Municipal Court.
Animal complaint: An Officer responded to assist Mesquite Animal Control with an animal left locked in a motor vehicle.
Disorderly Conduct: An officer responded to a local residence for a disorderly situation. Officers spoke with an adult male who was yelling at his children.
Domestic Trouble: Officers responded to a local casino in reference to a domestic battery. After an investigation an adult female was taken into custody for domestic battery and an adult male was taken into custody for a warrant.
Citizen Assist: An officer was dispatched to a local residence to assist in a dispute over irrigation water in a ditch.
Trespassing: An officer was dispatched to a local casino, reference a trespassing incident. Officers contacted an adult male who was trespassing. The subject was issued a citation for trespassing.
Domestic Trouble: Police responded to a residence reference a domestic dispute. Officers contacted an adult male and female and learned a verbal dispute occurred. Both subjects were separated.