MCSO arrest leads to suspected taser-related death

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Friday evening, 8/29/14 at about 8:40 pm Mohave County Sheriff Deputies in the Littlefield area of the Arizona Strip saw a motorcycle with no rear plate operating on the roadway.  They started to make a traffic stop and the rider, a white male … [Read more...]

If You’re Impaired, Find a Ride or Authorities Will Find One For You

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Drivers Under the Influence the Focus of Statewide Law Enforcement Aug. 25-Sept. 7 Labor Day weekend remains one of the deadliest holidays on our nation’s roadways. Law enforcement agencies statewide are reminding motorists and motorcycle riders … [Read more...]

School starts, zone speeds in effect, patrols increased

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All Mesquite area schools will be back in session today. The Mesquite Police Department would like to remind motorists and pedestrians of the city’s school zone locations and hours in which the reduced speeds will be enforced. All school zones within … [Read more...]

Bank robbery pursuit ends with arrest

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On Thursday, July 31st, The Mesquite Police Department received a request for assistance from Utah and Arizona Officers, who were involved a vehicle pursuit traveling south on Interstate 15. The information received was the vehicle being pursued was … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Captain Appointed To Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee

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Mesquite Police Captain Scott Taylor has been appointed by Governor Sandoval to serve as a member of the newly formed Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee (NPSCC). The by-laws of the committee declare its purpose is to: 1) Represent … [Read more...]

MPD reminds community to be safe this weekend

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This Fourth of July the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) wants to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Americans love to celebrate Independence Day with family, friends, food, and fireworks. Far too often alcohol turns the celebration in … [Read more...]

MPD Enforces Underage Drinking Laws

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As part of a state wide effort, the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) participates in Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL), which is a grant funded program through the Nevada State Juvenile Justice Commission. MPD Officers have received additional … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Department Receives Armored Vehicle

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When Defense Department’s Excess Property Program announced in March of 2013 that armored vehicles were available to law enforcement agencies across the country, the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) wasted no time in submitting an application through … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite May 25 – 31, 2014

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Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for May 25 - 31, 2014. May 25: Trespassing: Officers responded to assist animal control with a dog on Marilyn Pkwy. A female owner was located, and … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Department holds Safety Fair at VVHS

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On Friday, May 16, The Mesquite Police Department sponsored a three-hour Safety Fair hosted at the Virgin Valley High School. The event focused on the consequences of underage drinking and traffic related incidents. School Resource Sergeant Van … [Read more...]