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MPD Arrests Local Meth Dealer

posted Jun 5, 2017, 10:53 AM by Quinn Averett   [ updated Jun 5, 2017, 11:10 AM ]

On June 1st, at approximately 10:00 A.M., Mesquite Narcotics Detectives concluded a lengthy investigation involving a local man who was trafficking and distributing crystal meth from his residence.  Narcotics detectives purchased crystal meth from the suspect on multiple occasions.  On the morning of May 1st, Mesquite Detectives located the suspect and were able to safely take him into custody. 

Carlos Castro, 23, of Mesquite Nevada, was arrested and charged with: Two felony counts of trafficking a controlled substance (meth) and one felony count of sells of a controlled substance (meth). 

Criminal charges are pending on two other suspects involved. 

Due to the felony charges, Carlos Castro was transported and booked into the Clark County Detention Center.