Mesquite Police Department

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Dallas Police Drop Aggravated Assault Charges Against the Mentally Ill Rylie Man They Shot

    Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced this afternoon he has ordered aggravated assault charges against 52-year-old Bobby Gerald Bennett to be dropped. Bennett is the mentally ill man shot on Monday by Dallas police officer Cardan Spencer. In an affidavit, DPD said that Bennett had approached of ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Otherwise Brilliant Doggy-Door Gun Heist Ends in Federal Gun, Conspiracy Charges

    Schramms Ammo & Weapons plies its trade out of a Sunnyvale storefront, but the official headquarters listed on state incorporation papers is owner Jeffrey Schramm's home on Park Chase Circle in Mesquite. It probably goes without saying that Schramm takes his work home with him and keeps a small arse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    FBI Arrests Mesquite PD Officer in Charge of Narcotics Unit for Stealing $2,000

    ‚ÄčThe U.S. Attorney's Office just sent word: This morning, FBI agents arrested John David McAllister, a sergeant with the Mesquite Police Department -- and the head of its four-man Narcotics Unit. Says the release, back in December the feds got a tip that McAllister was skimming off the top during ... More >>

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    November 16, 2007
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    October 25, 2007

    Texas Concealed Gun Laws Loosen

    Have a gun? Feel free to travel.

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Undue Process

    Want to send an innocent man to prison for life? Judge Karen Greene is ready to help.

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2006

    Cop My Ride

    In January, Buzz told you about the Mesquite Police Department's new policy of labeling seized vehicles with a cautionary, if a bit self-congratulatory, message. That story was about their first drug-dealer booty, a dually pickup complete with hard tonneau cover, but it also mentioned a Navigator du ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    If Horses Could Talk

    The city alleges that horses at Samuell Farm's private riding concession were mistreated

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Boys in black

    Mesquite High puts a chill on a student's right to dress himself

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Overdue charges

    You get a little late, and you land in jail under Texas' little-known rental services law