Mesquite Police Investigation Results in Three Drug Dealers in Custody

On May 14 at approximately 12:30 p.m.,  Mesquite Narcotics Detectives concluded a lengthy investigation involving multiple suspects trafficking and distributing crystal meth and heroin in Mesquite.  Detectives were involved in multiple purchases of il … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Arrest couple on felony child abuse/neglect charges

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 … [Read more...]

Council takes up smoking ban petition

The Mesquite City Council reviewed an initiative petition committee verification geared towards banning smoking in casinos, bars, restaurants, and even private living areas at its Tuesday, May 8 meeting. Tracy Beck, Mesquite City Clerk, presented … [Read more...]

Two schools receive marijuana tax money

The Mesquite City Council gave a homework assignment to all four school principals in the Virgin Valley. According to a consensus of all five councilmen at the Tuesday, May 8 meeting, Virgin Valley Elementary School (VVES) principal Kathy Davis … [Read more...]

Accident takes 71 year old on Wild Ride

On April 28, 71 year- old Ron Cooke was traveling north on I-15 in a pickup truck hauling a trailer when an accident occurred which caused the truck and trailer to flip over. Cooke escaped uninjured but was trapped in his vehicle upside … [Read more...]

There is no such thing as a child prostitute

It’s become one of the fastest growing viruses on today’s society. It’s a commodity with a better return than drugs and organized crime members, as well as gangs, are seeing their profits soaring. Many of these groups, whose main commodity was drug sa … [Read more...]

Randy Laub appointed to fill board vacancy

The Virgin Valley Water District Board of Directors made quick work of appointing Randy Laub to the seat vacated when Barbara Ellestad resigned from the board at the close of the April 3 meeting. Longtime Mesquite resident Laub won a unanimous 4-0 … [Read more...]

Salvation Army honors many volunteers

Without the dedication and hard work of Cristina Anguinao, Jessica Powell, Dianne Jones, Yolanda Jackson, Jolene Schwartz and hubby Bill, Salvation Army Director, Stephanie Wooley, would not be able to offer the community with the many opportunities … [Read more...]

Update on Franklin Sanchez

The Mesquite Police Department has filed criminal charges on Franklin E Sanchez, who was arrested today, April 25, as a result of his fleeing and evading from officers.  Sanchez has been arrested and charged with one felony count of possession of a … [Read more...]

Suspect Who Fled From Mesquite Police Taken Into Custody

At approximately 10:22 AM, today, April 25th, the Mesquite Police Department assisted the Arizona Highway patrol with a stolen vehicle which Arizona Highway Patrol was actively pursuing into Nevada from Arizona.  After a short pursuit within … [Read more...]