Suspects sought in Armed Robbery

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

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

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, a … [Read more...]

Police Volunteer Efforts Recognized

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

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 d … [Read more...]

MPD makes methamphetamine arrest

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...]

Child Exploitation Investigation

On Wednesday, February 18, The Mesquite Police Department’s Investigative Services Division assisted Nevada Parole and Probation in conducting an investigation into a known sex offender.  The investigation involved searching several computers and ele … [Read more...]

MPD makes arrest related to local burglaries

On Thursday, February 26, Police Officers were able to locate and arrest their suspect involved in multiple residential burglaries.  For the past few months, the Mesquite Police Department’s Investigative Services Division has been involved in a len … [Read more...]

LVMPD Cautions Against Phone Scam

The LVMPD recently received numerous reports of unknown subjects making phone calls to individuals attempting to collect money for various legal troubles. If the victims do not pay, the caller threatens to have a warrant issued for their arrest. … [Read more...]

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian accident sends teen to hospital

On Tuesday, February 10, at around 3:40 pm, Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the area of Riverside Road.  The pedestrian, a 15 year old male juvenile, was transported to Mesa View Regional … [Read more...]