Keeping Mesquite the ‘Safest City’ is a total community effort

Mesquite, having been recently named the “Safest City in Nevada” certainly isn’t without its share of violent crime as evidenced by the two police standoffs that recently took place in this tiny little town. So what is it that makes Mesquite so safe? … [Read more...]

No sizzle in June visitor count

June temperatures may have been sizzling in Mesquite, but the number of visitors who basked in the hot summer sun fizzled with almost 7,000 fewer people than the year before. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report, … [Read more...]

Arrest Report July 22-28, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released July30. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.   Aguilera, Ri … [Read more...]

Police Blotter July 22-28, 2018

Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 173 … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue Weekly Call log July 22-28, 2018

Some calls that Mesquite Fire and Rescue receives are not always included in the report, as a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our Fire and Rescue workers do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 58 calls this … [Read more...]

Hydrologist Aaron Bunker makes sure VVWD “Goes with the Flow”

Aaron Bunker grew up on a dairy farm in Bunkerville.  Reminiscing about those days, he says he was always fascinated by his surroundings on the banks of the Virgin River.  His upbringing taught him a lot about irrigation and conservation before he g … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue 24 hour call record July 27-29, 2018

  7/29/2018 6:52:12AM Falls 7/28/2018 10:06:22PM Assault/Sex Asl Rescue 31 and rescue 32 called for an altercation. Both parties involved refused medical care. Rescue 31 and rescue 32 available. 7/28/2018 7:23:40PM Falls Rescue 11 … [Read more...]

Dangerous Barricaded Subject Taken Into Custody in Mesquite

On July 25th at approximately 7:44 p.m., Mesquite Police received information about a disturbance occurring at a residence on Bannock St.  Responding officers were advised a male suspect had forced entry into a neighboring residence then returned to … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police safely take barricade subject into custody after a 12 hour stand off

  According to Mesquite Police Officer, Sgt. Quinn Averett, The Mesquite Police received a disturbance call at approximately 8 p.m. on July 25.  The initial information, from the reporting party, was that a neighbor had forced entry into … [Read more...]

In honor of their service

There are five of them representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard standing tall and proud, honoring those men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces and are, or will be, buried in the new Mesquite Cemetery. The six foot … [Read more...]