MESQUITE, Nevada – Police officers responded to a home invasion in Mesquite, Nevada Saturday after three men broke into a woman’s home, tied up the homeowner and two other people, and stole illegal drugs and cash.
According to a statement released by the Mesquite Nevada Police Department Monday, three black men entered the home through an unlocked sliding glass door. The men were armed and wearing long-sleeved clothing, latex gloves, and bandannas to cover their face.
The men proceeded to bind the homeowner and two other family members with duct tape, the statement said, and then searched the home for valuables. The suspects stole illegal narcotics and cash from the home, and then fled the scene.
One of the family members was able to free herself and ran to a neighbor’s home and contacted police, according to the statement. Officers arrived on scene and searched the area, but were unable to find the suspects.
During an investigation of the home, officers discovered that drugs were being grown in the home, the statement said.
As this report is published, no arrests have been made and no citations have been issued, Mesquite Police Lt. MaQuade Chesley said, and the incident is still under investigation.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Mesquite Police Department crime tip line at 702- 346-8826.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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