Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested in Mesquite

On June 12 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Mesquite Police Department received notification from the Emery County Sheriff’s Office in Utah that a fugitive sex offender was possibly staying in the Mesquite area.  The fugitive had an active felony wa … [Read more...]

Coffee with Cops raises funds

Mesquite Police were on hand Tuesday morning at the E Pioneer Boulevard Mc Donald’s to help raise money for the Clark County Injured Police Officers Fund. MPD was just one of five locations that held the event. $1 from each purchase of any premium b … [Read more...]

Credit Card Fraud Scheme Results in Two Arrests

On June 5 at approximately 2 p.m., Mesquite Police Officers responded to the Smiths Grocery Store regarding two females acting suspicious around the cash registers.  Officer located the two females as they were attempting to leave the area.  Both f … [Read more...]

Three Utah Residents Arrested For Trafficking and Selling Methamphetamines

On Tuesday, June 2, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation involving controlled purchases of illegal drugs from three suspects.  At the time of the arrest, additional trafficking amounts of methamphetamines were recovered on … [Read more...]

Arrest Made in Multiple Burglary Investigations

On Sunday, May 24, a Mesquite Police Officer stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation.  The officer observed multiple items in plain view in the vehicle which are commonly used for the commission of burglaries of dwellings and vehicles.  The d … [Read more...]

Local Arrested for Selling Meth

On Saturday, May 30, Mesquite Police Officers located and arrested a female who had multiple felony drug charges pending as a result of a completed narcotics investigation conducted by Mesquite Narcotics Detectives.  Narcotics Detectives had … [Read more...]

Three Arrested For Selling Methamphetamines

On Wednesday, May 27, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation involving several known methamphetamine dealers in the Mesquite area.  The Narcotics Detectives conducted multiple controlled purchases of methamphetamines from … [Read more...]

Three Arrested For Selling Heroin

On Tuesday, May 26, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation into the sales and trafficking of heroin.  The detectives had been investigating multiple suspects from the Southern Utah area who have been known to traffic heroin … [Read more...]

National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day

Law Enforcement Officers across the United States will be honored on Friday, May 15, for National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. Police Week events in Washington, D.C. honor and remember law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate s … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police News Briefs

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...]