Armed robber flees from Golden West

Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Golden West Casino located at 91 East Mesquite Boulevard on Wednesday October 14, 2015 at approximately 11:03 p.m. The cashier was able to dial 911 once the armed suspect left the … [Read more...]

Mesquite Resident Arrested for Sexual Assault

The Mesquite Police Department Investigative Services Division received reports and anonymous tips from the public reference a residence that was being used to host parties involving illegal drugs and alcohol. Detectives initiated a thorough … [Read more...]

Five Local Residents Arrested in Illegal Narcotics Investigation

On Monday, September 28, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded three separate investigations involving local residents trafficking and then selling illegal drugs from their homes. In the afternoon hours of September 28, the Mesquite SWAT … [Read more...]

Officer Stops a Crime in Progress

On Monday, September 6, while on routine patrol, a Mesquite Police Officer observed a suspicious male pushing a Walmart shopping cart filled with brand new items along the side of Pioneer Blvd.  The officer stopped and walked up to the man and began … [Read more...]

MPD releases statement on Carbon Monoxide Exposure Incident

On 8/28/15 the Mesquite Police Department was asked to conduct a welfare check on an elderly person at a local residence.  Officers were able to make entry into the residence and found the person deceased in a bedroom.  While inside the residence, o … [Read more...]

Clark County votes to increase sales tax for More Cops funding

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Clark County history when Clark County Commissioners voted in favor of increasing sales tax within Clark County from 8.1% to 8.15% beginning in January 2016. Former Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie had been trying … [Read more...]

Two Pillars of MPD Retire

In an emotional farewell, a large crowd filled the Mesquite Senior Center meeting room to honor retiring police officers Ron Richmond and Mike Van Houten. The Sept. 1 ceremony was hosted by Mesquite Police Department Chief Troy Tanner and Lt. MaQuade … [Read more...]

One arrested for assault with deadly weapon last Saturday

On Saturday, August 1, in the early morning hours, a 26 year old male arrived via private vehicle to Mesa View Regional Hospital with substantial injuries to his head. Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to the hospital to investigate the … [Read more...]

Summer Fatalities Multiply; Speed to Blame

Nevada Highway Patrol will be working around the clock to urge drivers and riders to slow their speed. In an effort to eliminate the recent spike in statewide fatalities, agencies aligned with Joining Forces will be focused on enforcing speed limit … [Read more...]

Police survey residents’ opinions

The Mesquite Police Department invites Mesquite residents to take a short citizen survey. Information will be used to enhance police services. Go to this link: http://links.mesquitenv.gov/citizensurvey to fill out the anonymous survey. … [Read more...]