The Mesquite Police Department Investigative Services Division received reports and anonymous tips from the public reference a residence that was being used to host parties involving illegal drugs and alcohol.
Detectives initiated a thorough investigation into the reports. An adult male was found to have been supplying drugs and alcohol to under age juveniles during the parties. During the course of the investigation detectives received additional reports regarding the adult male and inappropriate behavior with the juveniles.
Paul Scott, 68, of Mesquite, was arrested and charged with four counts of open and gross lewdness, one count of indecent and obscene exposure, two counts of battery with intent to commit sexual assault, one count of attempted lewdness with a child under the age of 14, one count of lewdness with a child under the age of 14, and one count of luring a child with a computer for sex acts.
The investigation is ongoing with possible additional charges pending.