Mail theft, fraud investigation results in two arrests

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/20/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two Sierra Vista women on multiple charges Monday in connection to an ongoing investigation into a ring of people conspiring to commit identity theft, forgery, fraud, and mail theft. The women, 24-year-old Shannon Huston and 18-year-old Deanna Russell, had been under investigation for forging and cashing stolen checks that were …

Watch out for deer while driving

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/19/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department has seen an increase in accidents involving deer and would like to remind drivers to always pay attention to their surroundings and exercise additional caution when driving in areas where wildlife is often present. From Oct. 4 to today, Sierra Vista Police Department officers have responded to seven deer-related accidents. Most …

Police locate, arrest man suspected of kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and assault

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/19/16.  On Friday, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man wanted on multiple charges including kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and aggravated assault tied to two incidents that occurred in November. Police learned that 24-year-old Tyler “Goofy” Nahoopii, a transient in the Sierra Vista area, may be hiding out in the unincorporated area of Nucci Lane and Verbena …

Police arrest three men for transporting marijuana

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/01/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested three men, including one undocumented immigrant, for transporting marijuana for sale following a request to assist the U.S. Border Patrol with a suspicious vehicle located near the Mall at Sierra Vista late Tuesday afternoon. The police department responded at 4:35 p.m. after Border Patrol agents encountered a Chevrolet Cavalier suspected …

Police used undercover officer in Burkholder investigation

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/29/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department used an undercover police officer to gain information from Israel Burkholder prior to arresting him for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder on Sunday, Nov. 6. At this stage of the investigation, the police department is able to share more detailed information regarding the arrest of Burkholder, who is a former deputy …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Thanksgiving detail

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Tombstone Marshall’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In …

Kidnapping suspect arrested following vehicle pursuit

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man suspected of kidnapping following a brief vehicle pursuit just after midnight on Saturday. The pursuit began when an officer attempted to stop a green Mercury four-door sedan for speeding in the area of South Garden Avenue and West Wilcox Drive at about 12:12 a.m. on Saturday. The …

Juveniles referred for burglaries, theft, and use of stolen credit card

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/22/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department referred two local juveniles for multiple felony charges tied to several recent vehicle burglaries and the use of a stolen credit card on Friday, Nov. 18. On Thursday, Nov. 17, police investigated the use of a stolen credit card at two locations within the Mall at Sierra Vista the previous day. …

Police arrest man selling drugs out of hotel room

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/20/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man on multiple felony drug and weapon charges early Saturday morning after serving a search warrant at a local hotel room, acting on recent information. Multiple anonymous sources shared information with the police indicating that 41-year-old Sierra Visa man Michael Andrew Ramirez, also known as “Killa Mike,”  …

Police see merit in Know Your Limit Program

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/17/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department has taken a proactive approach to curb drunk driving by educating the public with the Know Your Limit Program, which was first used locally during this year’s Oktoberfest event in September. Sponsored by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, this program was piloted in 2009 by the Scottsdale Police Department …