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 164 total incidents in the blotter:
*EMS* Hemorrhage/Lacerations 1
Administrative Report 3
Agency Assistance 9
Alarm 21
Animal Bailed Out 1
Animal complaint 6
Animal Drop Off 4
Animal Euth 1
Animal Noise 3
Animal Pickup 8
Animal Release 2
Assault/Battery 1
Attempt to Locate 2
Background Investigation 1
Burglary IP W/ Gun 1
Business or License Problem 2
Citizen Assist 10
Citizen Dispute 1
Civil Matter 2
Controlled Substance Problem 2
Controlled Substance Problem
Domestic Violence IP 2
Driving Under the Influence 1
Fraud 2
Identification Check 1
Intoxicated Person 1
Juvenile Problem 1
Loitering 1
Lost Property 2
Mental Person 1
Minor Gambling 1
Miscellaneous CAD Call Record 3
Noise Disturbance 1
Parking Problem 1
Person On Foot 2
Reckless Driver 2
Robbery Alarm 1
Sex Offender Verification 1
Suicidal Person 1
Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10
Suspicious/Pers 14
Theft 3
Theft From Veh 1
TPO/Restraining Order/Subpoena 1
Traffic Accident w/ Damage 2
Traffic Accident w/ Injuries 1
Traffic accident W/O injury 1
Traffic Problem 1
Traffic Stop 1
Traffic Violation 1
Trespassing IP 5
Unknown Problem 3
Unsecure Premise 1
Vandalism 1
Verbal Dispute IP 1
VIN Number Inspection 4
Wanted Person 2
Welfare Check 5


Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Aug. 2 – 8, 2015.

August 2:

Theft: Officer took a telephone call concerning missing medications and money. Reporting person is out of town and will contact police on his return.

Lost Property: Officers were informed to contact a female who left her purse at a N Sandhill Blvd restaurant. Officers attempted to locate the purse but were unsuccessful.

Traffic Stop: Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding on W Mesquite Blvd. The driver of the vehicle had a warrant for his arrest out of Mesquite Municipal Court. The driver was arrested for the warrant and issued a citation for speeding.

August 3:

Theft from Vehicle: An officer received a report of a theft from a vehicle over the telephone.

Citizen Assist: An officer responded to the lobby for a complaint about the school bus stop children in May 2015.

Vandalism: An Officer responded to a vandalized vehicle in a Riverside Rd apartment complex.  A report was taken.

Trespassing IP: Officers responded to a Mesa Blvd casino for a trespass violator. The male subject was arrested for trespassing.

August 4:

Suicidal Person: Officers responded to a E Pioneer Blvd hotel for an attempted suicide. A male was found with a self inflicted gunshot wound. The male was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

Fraud: An officer received a report of credit fraud.

August 5:

Burglary IP W/ Gun: Report was taken for residential burglary on Falcon Glenn Dr.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance: Report taken of suspicious situation on Hillside Dr.

August 6:

Minor Gambling: An officer responded to an E Pioneer Blvd casino for a report of an underage gambler. An adult male under the age of 21 was issued a citation for minor gambling and released with a court date.

August 7:

Theft: Female on W Pioneer Blvd reported to have money taken from her account by a live in care taker.

Controlled Substance Problem: Officers were dispatched to a N Sandhill Blvd service station regarding two persons in a heated argument at the gas pumps.  Officers arrived and determined the argument was over illegal drugs.  Officers located illegal drugs and charged a female with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating a vehicle with no insurance.

Lost Property: An officer was dispatched to a N Sandhill Blvd store, in reference to a lost property report.

Driving Under the Influence: Officers were dispatched to the intersection of E Mesquite Blvd & N Sandhill Blvd, reference vehicle accident with injuries. A male subject was cited for DUI first, and released due to injuries sustained in the accident.

Traffic Accident w/ Injuries: Officer responded to a traffic accident with possible injuries at N Sandhill Blvd & E Old Mill Rd. One adult male was cited for traffic related offenses.

August 8:

Traffic Violation: Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was backing down a freeway onramp at exit 120. The driver was issued several citations.

Trespassing IP: Officers responded to a Mesa Blvd casino for a trespass violator. A female subject was issued a citation for trespassing and transported to the hospital at her request.