Mesquite Police News Briefs

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Officer Brad Swanson and Sgt. Rob Stepp in uniform, seen here with Deputy Chief Scott Taylor and Chief of Police Troy Tanner, were Honor Guard participants during the 18th Annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony held at the Capitol Building … [Read more...]

VVHS Seniors and Mesquite Police Team Up for the 11th annual Grad Night Out

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The Senior Class of 2015 will set out on new adventures in life and many wonderful and fulfilling careers.  The Mesquite Police Department would like to make sure their journey after graduation begins in a safe and exciting way. The Mesquite … [Read more...]

14 Mesquite Residents Arrested on Drug Distribution Charges

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On Thursday, April 16, the Mesquite Police Investigative Services Division (Narcotics Detectives) concluded a lengthy investigation into the sales and trafficking of illegal controlled substances. The comprehensive investigation involved multiple … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Recognize Dispatchers During Telecommunications Week

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The Mesquite Police Department would like to recognize and thank our police dispatchers who work tirelessly to serve as the invisible lifeline between the public and emergency responders. Answering a call with “911, what is the location of your … [Read more...]

Suspects sought in Armed Robbery

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Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Arco am/pm service station located at 325 N Sandhill Boulevard Friday, March 27, 2015 at approximately 8:10 p.m. The service station clerk was able to dial 911 once the armed … [Read more...]

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of three scams

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The first scam is a reoccurring scam where residents have reported receiving telephone calls from a person from the IRS.  The IRS representative informs them that they owe for back taxes and must pay immediately otherwise a warrant will be issued for … [Read more...]

Police Honor Mesquite’s First Lawman

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There is a new showcase in the Police Department lobby that pays tribute to Mesquite’s first lawman: Sheriff Deputy Oscar Abbott. Abbott, a police officer for 22 years, was assigned to the Mesquite substation by the then Las Vegas Police Department, … [Read more...]

Police Volunteer Efforts Recognized

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Mesquite Police Volunteers perform a wide variety of tasks that support local law enforcement officers. In 2014, the citizen patrol unit performed 1,249 vacation checks; distributed 279 handicap parking warnings; deployed the radar trailer 105 times; … [Read more...]

Don’t Count on Your Luck if You’re Driving Impaired

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Statewide Enforcement Focuses on Drivers and Riders Under the Influence March 4-23 St. Patrick’s Day and green beer might go together but drinking and driving or riding does not. Making the decision to drive impaired, whether it is alcohol or … [Read more...]

MPD makes methamphetamine arrest

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During the early morning hours of Friday March 6, 2015 a Mesquite patrol officer observed a vehicle parked on a golf cart path behind a residential community on West Hafen Lane. The officer investigated the vehicle and observed an adult female seated … [Read more...]