Henry Pittman

On April 11 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Mesquite Police were asked to assist Utah Law Enforcement in locating an attempted murder suspect who was possibly in our area and possibly still armed.

Mesquite detectives were able to locate the suspect in a local casino.  Detectives took the suspect into custody and during the process, located crystal methamphetamines in his possession.

Henry Pittman, 23, of San Diego California, was arrested and charged with: One felony count of possession of a controlled substance (meth), one misdemeanor count of resisting a public officer, and one felony count of fugitive from justice.

Due to the felony charges, Pittman was transported and booked into the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas Nevada.  Pittman will also begin the extradition process for transfer back to the state of Utah.