On June 11, Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity occurring in the parking lot of a local business. Officers made contact with two males and observed evidence of illegal drugs being exchanged. It was determined through the officers’ field investigation that both males were in the process of selling and distributing methamphetamine and marijuana. One of the two males was also on supervised probation with the state of Nevada.
Saul Garcia-Sandoval, 23, of Mesquite, Nevada, was arrested and charged with: Two felony counts of possession of marijuana with intent to sell, two felony counts of possession of methamphetamine, and six misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. Saul was also in violation of his probation.
Benjamin Fairleigh, 22, of Mesquite, Nevada, was arrested and charged with: Felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
The community and the Police Department working together make for an effective team. If you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood or have any information reference illegal drug activity, please call the Mesquite Police Investigations crime tip line (702) 346-8826.