Man taken into custody peacefully after making violent threats

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The Sierra Vista Police Department took a local man into custody peacefully Wednesday afternoon after he called the police threatening to commit a shooting at his apartment complex. Police received several calls from the man starting at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. The man stated he was going to “shoot up the place” and the Sierra Vista Police Department was …

Man leads police on vehicle pursuit, strikes light pole

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on multiple charges this morning after he was reported for reckless driving, led officers on a vehicle pursuit, struck a utility light pole on the side of the road, and later assaulted a police officer during processing. SVPD officers responded to the area of South Highway 92 and Buffalo Soldier Trail …

Pay attention to pet safety on Fourth of July

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As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, the City of Sierra Vista urges residents to also prepare for the dangers large crowds, loud noises, and extreme heat can pose for pets. “Animal shelters across the country receive many lost pets — especially dogs — that get spooked by fireworks during the Fourth of July,” says Arleen Garcia, the City’s …

Local man arrested after fleeing scene of a collision

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A Sierra Vista man was arrested on Thursday night after leaving the scene of a collision and leading law enforcement officers on a brief pursuit that ended on Fort Huachuca. The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to the intersection of Fry Boulevard and Buffalo Soldier Trail at about 5:15 p.m. on Thursday for a report of a two-vehicle collision. Witnesses …

Suspects tied to recent shooting arrested in Glendale

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The Sierra Vista Police Department, assisted by the United States Marshals Service, arrested three suspects in Glendale on Sunday night in connection with a shooting at the Las Palomas apartment complex in Sierra Vista on May 29, which sent a local man to the hospital with not life-threatening injuries. SVPD detectives pursued leads that led to the arrests of three …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Memorial Day weekend 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 Saturday, May 26, due to the Memorial Day weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In addition to the DUI arrests, …

Investigation into Tuesday shooting continues

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Las Palomas apartment complex that sent one local man to the hospital with an injury that was not life-threatening on Tuesday afternoon. SVPD detectives responded to Las Palomas, located at 499 S. Carmichael Ave., at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday to investigate a reported shooting. Bystanders told investigators that …