On Wednesday, Sep. 12 Mesquite Police Detective Gary Erickson was taken into custody on an arrest warrant stemming from a criminal case in St. George, Utah. Erickson is currently assigned to the Mesquite Police Investigations division and has worked for the Mesquite Police department since 1999. Erickson has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the internal and criminal investigation.  Due to the pending investigations, representatives from the Mesquite Police Department cannot comment further on the case.