Man Stabbed Multiple Times, Suspect in Custody

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Stabbing-07-07-16Mesquite, NV – On July 3, during the early morning hours, a Mesquite Police Officer while on routine patrol located a man on West Pioneer Blvd who appeared to have been stabbed multiple times. Officers quickly determined the stabbing victim had just been involved in an altercation at the Envy Nightclub and Lounge, which was also located nearby on West Pioneer Blvd. The stabbing victim was attempting to chase down the suspect on foot when the officer located him. Mesquite Fire transported the victim to Mesa View Regional Hospital where he was then transported via Mercy Air to University Medical Center in Las Vegas Nevada in serious condition. 

Detectives then processed the multiple crime scenes, collecting evidence from Envy Nightclub and Lounge, the path the suspect took as he fled the scene, and evidence from the victim. Detectives obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s vehicle. Through evidence obtained and from witness statements, detectives were able to identify the suspect. 

Detectives working with law enforcement in Utah were able to communicate with the suspect, who turned himself in to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. 

The suspect, Jason Reynolds, 40, of La Verkin Utah, was arrested and charged with: One felony count of attempted murder and one felony count of battery with a deadly weapon. 

Jason Reynolds is currently in custody in Washington County Utah and is awaiting extradition to Nevada.

 

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