Mesquite Police Arrest couple on felony child abuse/neglect charges

Frances Bute

Colby Bute

On May 9, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Mesquite Narcotics Detectives concluded an ongoing investigation involving a husband and wife selling illegal drugs. The husband was currently on supervised probation for previous controlled substance sales convictions. During the course of the investigation, detectives learned of possible child abuse going on in the home. On May 9th, detectives immediately involved Child Protective Services in the investigation. Officers and detectives served a search warrant on the home and collected multiple items of drug paraphernalia and other evidence related to the criminal charges. Detectives were then able to safely take the parents into custody.

Colby Bute, 26, of Mesquite Nevada, was arrested and charged with: One felony count of child abuse/neglect, one felony count of sales of a controlled substance (meth), one felony count of sales of a controlled substance (meth) in the presence of children, and two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Frances Bute, 26, of Mesquite Nevada, was arrested and charged with: Two felony counts of child abuse/neglect and two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Due to the felony charges, both suspects were transported and booked into the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas Nevada.

 

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Mesquite Police Department Website:

http://police.mesquitenv.gov/

Comments

  1. Steve Clutterham says:

    Good work again Mesquite PD. Seems like a lot of meth trafficking in this city revolves around the name Butte. Let’s try and put a stop to that once and for all.

  2. Thanks again ,Mesquite PD for ridding our town of SCUM..

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