SVPD to enhance enforcement for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Sierra Vista Police Department will conduct strict enforcement of child passenger safety laws in support of national Child Passenger Safety Week from Sunday, Sept. 17, through Saturday, Sept. 23. Police officers will enhance enforcement and public awareness of child passenger safety laws by exercising zero tolerance for child restraint and seat belt violations during this time period. Officers will …

Woman arrested for kidnapping, assault

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman for kidnapping and aggravated assault today after a victim reported being held inside an apartment against her will for about 12 hours. The investigation began at 7:30 a.m. when a woman reported that she had jumped out of a second story apartment window to escape multiple individuals who were holding her …

SVPD conducts Know Your Limit outreach at Oktoberfest

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For the second straight year, the Sierra Vista Police Department conducted outreach as part of the state’s Know Your Limit Program during the City’s annual Oktoberfest event on Friday, Sept. 9, to raise awareness of how little alcohol it takes to reach the legal limit of 0.08. In coordination with the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force, Sierra Vista police officers …

Dog viewing suspended to contain “kennel cough”

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will suspend all walking and viewing of dogs by the public for about two weeks to ensure several cases of “kennel cough” are contained. Kennel cough is the common name of a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting dogs. With proper care and treatment, symptoms typically remain mild and infected dogs are no longer …

License plates must be clearly visible at all times

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The Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind motorists of a new state law banning anything that obscures a vehicle’s license plate. The law, which went into effect on Aug. 8, states that a person shall not use a cover, substance, electronic film, or device that obscures from any angle the numbers, characters, year validating tabs, or the name of …

CUB detail results in four citations for sale of alcohol to minors

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force cited employees at four businesses in Cochise County during a Covert Underage Buyers detail conducted in cooperation with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control on Saturday, Aug. 19. The task force targeted 30 businesses in Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Benson, and Tombstone based on previous …

Drivers urged to slow down for Highway 90 project

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While the Arizona Department of Transportation completes a chip-seal project on Highway 90, the Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind motorists to follow the posted speed limit. The speed limit along the Highway 90 Bypass from Buffalo Soldier Trail to Industry Drive has been reduced to 35 mph but SVPD officers have observed some drivers traveling at much …