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 197 total incidents in the blotter:
Agency Assistance 13
Alarm 8
Animal Adopt 1
Animal Complaint 19
Animal Drop Off 3
Animal Euth 3
Animal Noise 3
Animal Pickup 3
Animal Release 3
Background Ivestigation 1
Battery on Person 2
Burglary 1
Citizen Assist 9
Civil Dispute 1
Civil Matter 3
Controlled Substance Problem 2
Dead Body 1
Disorderly Conduct 1
Disturbance of School 1
Domestic Trouble 2
Driving Under the Influence 4
Fireworks 1
Found Person 1
Found Property 1
Fraud 3
Graffiti 1
Hit & Run 1
Information Report 1
Intoxicated Person 2
Juvenile Problem 1
Loitering 1
Lost Property 2
Minor Gambling 1
Noise Disturbance 2
Panhandling 3
Person On Foot 1
Property Damage, Non Vandalism 4
Reckless Driver 2
Search Warrant 1
Sex Offender Verification 2
Sexual Assault 1
Special Event Detail 1
Stolen Vehicle 1
Suspicious Person/Circumstance 5
Suspicious/Pers 5
Suspicious/Veh 6
Theft 4
Theft From Veh 1
Threatening 3
Traffic Accident w/ Damage 3
Traffic accident W/O injury 3
Traffic Problem 4
Traffic Stop 2
Transport 12
Trespassing 3
Truancy 5
Unknown problem 2
Unsecure Premise 1
Vandalism 1
VIN Number Inspection 8
Wanted Person 2
Weapon Offense 2
Welfare Check 7

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for April 12 – 18, 2015.

April 12:

Traffic Accident w/ Damage: Officers responded to a non-injury traffic accident on Riverside Rd. A report was taken and a citation was issued to a male driver.

April 13:

Juvenile Problem: Officer conducted a welfare check on a truant student on E First North St. Parents were unaware of student’s location. Parent cited for allowing truancy after notice.

Theft: An officer responded to the police department lobby reference stolen property from Chaparral Dr. A report was taken.

Traffic accident W/O injury: Officers responded to a non-injury traffic accident on N. Grapevine Rd.  A report was taken and a citation was issued to a male driver.

Truancy: Truant student was cited for truancy.

Truancy: Truant student was cited for truancy.

Dead Body: Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex on Mesa Blvd for a reported deceased adult female. Officers located the female who was deceased.  The corner’s office was contacted and the scene was released to them.

Disorderly Conduct: Officers responded to a Bertha Howe Ave business for a male subject causing a disturbance. A male was arrested for breach of peace.

April 14:

Graffiti: An Officer responded to public property under the Grapevine Road overpass reference graffiti.

Truancy: Truant student was cited for truancy.

Truancy: Truant student was cited at home and brought to school.

Disturbance of School: Student created disturbance at school and was cited.

Property Damage, Non Vandalism: Police responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle on W Mesquite Blvd. A citation was completed and will be served to the suspect when located.

Theft from Vehicle: Officers responded to a Desert Dr residence for a report of theft of a laptop computer from a motor vehicle. A report was taken.

Theft: Officers responded to a Mesa Blvd casino reference theft.

April 15:

Information Report: An officer was dispatched to the police department, in reference to a fraud.

Wanted Person: A male subject walked into the Mesquite Justice Facility on Hillside Dr. and turned himself in on a local active misdemeanor warrant.

Property Damage, Non Vandalism: R/p reporting damage to the window of a W Mesquite Blvd building report taken.

Battery on Person: An officer was dispatched to a Branding Iron Trail residence in reference to a possible suicidal person.  An adult female subject was later taken into custody for domestic battery.

Domestic Trouble: Officers responded to a report of two adult males fighting on Mesa Blvd. One adult male was arrested for domestic battery.

Traffic accident W/O injury: A Mesquite Officer was involved in a minor traffic accident on private property on N Sandhill Blvd. NHP Officers responded and conducted an investigation.

Battery on Person: Officers responded to a Topaz Ln neighborhood on a report of an adult female committing battery on a juvenile male. One adult female was issued a citation for battery based on witness statements and the juvenile’s mother requesting to press charges.

April 16:

Truancy: A truant student was located at his residence on E First North St. The truant student was cited for truancy and transported to school.

Lost Property: An officer was dispatched to a Clear Brook residence, in reference to a lost/stolen wallet.

April 17:

Background Investigation: Privileged Business License background check conducted on W Mesquite Blvd

Lost Property: An officer was dispatched to the police department in reference to a female reporting her wallet lost at an airport. The female was provided an event number for her records..

Traffic accident W/O injury: An officer was dispatched to the intersection of W Pioneer Blvd & N Grapevine Rd, in reference to an accident without injuries.

April 18:

Theft: Officer responded to a report of a theft at the high school on Valley View Dr and a written statement was gathered.

Wanted Person: Officers contacted an adult male on Mesa Blvd who had an active Mesquite Municipal Court warrant. The male was arrested on the warrant.

Trespassing: Officers arrested a white male caught trespassing at a Mesa Blvd casino.

Minor Gambling: Police responded to a minor gambling at a E Pioneer Blvd casino. One adult male was issued a citation for minor gambling and released with a court date.

Fraud: An Officer responded to a Turtle Cove residence reference fraudulent charges to a credit card.  A report was taken.

Found Property: Officers booked a bicycle into found property which was located by a citizen on W First South St.

Controlled Substance Problem: Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration at E First North St & N Sandhill Blvd. Officers later cited the driver for the traffic violation and for possession of marijuana.

Fraud: An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the I15 SB 122 On-Ramp, and observed signs of criminal activity. An adult female was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of forged checks, and possessing identifying information of another.