Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats.

This week, there were 178 total incidents in the blotter:
Agency Assistance 6
Alarm 8
Animal Adopt 4
Animal Complain 14
Animal Drop Off 4
Animal Euth 3
Animal Noise 1
Animal Pickup 10
Animal Release 3
Business or License Problem 1
Citizen Assist 12
Civil Dispute 5
Civil Matter 3
Controlled Substance Problem 2
Dead Body 1
Domestic Trouble 3
Driving Under the Influence 1
Fighting 1
Found Property 3
Graffiti 1
Intoxicated Person 1
Keep The Peace 2
Lost Property 3
Mental Person 1
Noise Disturbance 4
Parking Problem 3
Person On Foot 2
Phone Harassment 1
Property Damage, Non Vandalism 2
Robbery Alarm 1
Sex Offender Verification 2
Special Event Detail 1
Stolen Property 1
Stolen Vehicle 1
Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10
Suspicious/Veh 6
Theft 3
Threatening 1
TPO/Restraining Order/Subpoena 6
Traffic Accident w/ Damage 3
Traffic accident W/O injury 4
Traffic Accident, w/ Injuries 1
Traffic Problem 5
Traffic Stop 2
Transient Assistance 2
Transport 1
Trespassing 2
Unknown Problem 3
Unsecure Premise 3
Vandalism 2
VIN Number Inspection 8
Welfare Check 5


Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for March 8 – 14, 2015.

March 8:

Property Damage, Non Vandalism: An officer responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle on Emperor Ln.  A report was taken.

Lost Property: Police took a report for a lost bracelet.

March 9:

Domestic Trouble: Police responded to a domestic dispute at a Ronnie Way residence. One adult female was arrested for domestic battery and booked into the Mesquite Detention Center.

Graffiti: An officer responded to a report of graffiti. Photographs and report were taken.

Traffic Stop: Mesquite Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle regarding a traffic violation on W Pioneer Blvd. The driver was found to have several warrants. The driver was arrested and transported to Mesquite Detention Center.

March 10:

Dead Body: Police took a report for a death resulting from natural causes on Bobcat Run.

Property Damage, Non Vandalism: Reporting person on Haley Way complained about his garage door being damaged and wanted it reported for a matter of record.

Civil Dispute: Female on Copper Springs Dr called to report she had got into a verbal argument and her husband is destroying all their property.

March 11:

Traffic accident W/O injury: An officer responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of Hillside Dr & N Sandhill Blvd.

Stolen Property: Officer took custody of a weapon that was stolen from out of state. The weapon was placed into evidence and the reporting agency was contacted.

Traffic accident W/O injury: An officer was dispatched to a W Pioneer Blvd parking lot where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian received only a minor abrasion to the elbow.
Trespassing: Officer responded to an E Pioneer Blvd casino for a report of a trespass violator. Subject was issued a citation for trespass violation and released with a court date.

March 12:

Traffic Accident, w/ Injuries: Officers responded to the intersection of Thistle St & Eagle St for a report of a single vehicle accident. Driver was transported to the hospital and accident report was completed.

March 13:

Lost Property: Officer took report of a lost/stolen item from an E Pioneer Blvd convenience store.

Trespassing: Officers responded to an E Pioneer Blvd casino reference a trespass violator. An adult female was issued a citation for trespass and released with a court date.

March 14:

Domestic Trouble: Officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a Mesa Blvd casino. An adult male caused property damage and had been in a physical altercation with a family members. The adult male left prior to officers’ arrival. The investigation is ongoing.

Controlled Substance Problem: An officer conducted an investigative stop on a vehicle at W Pioneer Blvd & Auto Mall Circle, and observed evidence of drug use inside the vehicle. Two juveniles were issued citations for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, and were released to their parents.