Elfrida man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested an Elfrida man for sexual exploitation of a minor following an investigation that stemmed from an August 23 report that he was viewing illicit photos at the Sierra Vista Public Library. On August 23, witnesses stated that they had observed 77-year-old Richard Albright, a registered sex offender, looking at illicit photos on a library …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in New Year’s Eve detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Monday, December 31, due to the New Year’s Eve holiday.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Huachuca City Police Department. The …

Police arrest two on drug charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two Sierra Vista residents on drug and weapon charges early Sunday morning after responding to a report of a domestic violence incident. SVPD officers responded to the 4200 block of East Busby Drive at about 3:13 a.m. on Sunday. They made contact with two individuals involved in the incident at their apartment. While speaking …

Residents urged not to fall for phone scams using scare tactics

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The Sierra Vista Police Department has received numerous reports from local residents regarding phone scams in which the caller demanded money for a ransom or a bond and claimed that a relative or relatives of the victim had been kidnapped or are in custody of law enforcement. The SVPD urges residents to never comply with callers demanding money or pressuring …

Police arrest man for impersonating a peace officer

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man for impersonating a peace officer, stalking, and tampering with evidence on Tuesday, Dec. 18. SVPD detectives arrested 32-year-old Sierra Vista resident Kenneth Hall at the Cochise County Adult Probation Office without incident. A search warrant was executed for his residence and for a vehicle he was driving at the time …

Gunshot leads to two arrests for producing, selling drugs

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two residents at the Los Arcos Mobile Home Park on various drug and weapons charges on Saturday morning, after responding to a report of a single gunshot late Friday night. SVPD officers responded to Los Arcos, located at 650 E. Busby Drive, at about 11:02 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and made contact with …

Huachuca City man dies in Monday morning collision

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A Huachuca City man died today following a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of 7th Street and Fry Boulevard that sent two others to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Sierra Vista Police Department and Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services Personnel responded to the collision at about 10:46 a.m. today. Upon arrival, SVPD officers determined three vehicles …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Nov. 24 detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Nov. 24, due to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the following: …

Police make three recent arrests for sex offender violations

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently arrested three local men for failing to properly register as sex offenders in three unrelated cases. The most recent arrest occurred on Saturday, Nov. 17, at about 12:50 p.m. when 35-year-old Sierra Vista resident Alberto Flores was taken into custody without incident in the 1100 block of North 7th Street. A month-long investigation identified …

Man from Texas arrested for crime spree in Sierra Vista

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 19-year-old man with an outstanding warrant from Texas for several recent robberies and other crimes committed in Sierra Vista. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the most recent incident on Thursday, Nov. 15, at about 5:59 p.m. after receiving a report of a panic alarm activation due to an in progress armed …

Motorists urged to drive with care near schools, school bus stops

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In light of several recent collisions across the United States involving children at school bus stops, the Sierra Vista Police Department and the Sierra Vista Unified School District #68 would like to remind motorists to slow down and drive with additional care near school zones and school bus stops. On Thursday, Nov. 1, two children were struck near a school …