Three Utahns arrested in Mesquite; drug charges, forgery, and child endangerment

MESQUITE, Nev. – Mesquite Police Officers responded to Mountain America Credit Union located at 355 West Mesquite Blvd. on a report of an adult female attempting to cash stolen checks Friday afternoon.

According to a release by the Mesquite Police Department, upon arrival at the credit union, officers made contact with the female and her two accomplices and a 1-year-old child sitting in a black Dodge truck in the parking lot. During their investigation, officers located several stolen checks, cocaine, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia.

The adult female, 21, of West Jordan, Utah, was arrested for burglary, two counts of uttering forged documents – that is, to knowingly put into circulation or use a forged document as distinct from creating a false document; possession of stolen property; possession of controlled substance (cocaine); possession of schedule I and II controlled substance with intent to sell; and child endangerment.

A 21-year-old male, of Kearns, Utah, was arrested for conspiracy to commit burglary; conspiracy to utter forged documents; possession of controlled substance (cocaine); possession of schedule I and II controlled substance with intent to sell; and child endangerment.

A 21-year-old male, of Magna, Utah for conspiracy to commit burglary, conspiracy to utter forged document; possession of stolen property; forgery; and child endangerment.

All three suspects were taken to the Mesquite Detention Center for processing and later transported to Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas.  The 1-year-old, the son of the West Jordan woman and Kearns man, was taken to the Department of Family Services in Las Vegas.

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