Mesquite Police Detectives have executed search warrants on both a home and a business as part of the Mesquite Police Department’s ongoing investigation into Joseph Daut, who is currently in custody from an incident on July 25, where he had shot multiple rounds from a high powered rifle at Mesquite Police Officers from inside of his home.

On August 3, Mesquite Police Detectives searched Daut’s residence located on Arrowhead Ln.  Detectives located 4.5 ounces of liquid PCP, also known as “angel dust”, as well as multiple drug paraphernalia items.

Detectives also searched Daut’s business, Virgin Valley Vapor, located on Sandhill Blvd in Mesquite Nevada.  Inside they found approximately six pounds of marijuana, edibles, and other marijuana type products pre-packaged for sales.

Stemming from the search warrants, Joseph Daut will have further criminal charges filed including multiple felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell as well as misdemeanor charges for possession of drug paraphernalia.

This investigation is still active, further information may be released as it becomes available.


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