St. George man arrested after assault, kidnapping in Mesquite, Nev.

Mojave Brown. Photo: Mesquite (NV) Police Department

MESQUITE, Nev., May 2, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A St. George man was taken into custody in Mesquite, Nevada, after police there responded to a call from a local casino.

Mojave Jon Brown, 23, was arrested on felony counts of sexual assault and kidnapping.

Police were called at about 2 a.m. on April 28.

“Officers promptly responded and located the suspect as he was running from the scene,” said a news release from the Mesquite Police Department.

“Officers pursued the suspect on foot, and were able to contain and locate him hiding in a desert area.”

Besides the felonies, Brown was charged with one misdemeanor, obstructing a public officer. Brown was later transported to the Clark County Detention Center, in Las Vegas.


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