Man arrested for drug, weapon charges had ties to Burkholder

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/10/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man for possession of a narcotic drug and misconduct involving a weapon on Wednesday after contacting him in the course of an ongoing investigation into a murder for hire plot that resulted in an arrest on Sunday. Sierra Vista police detectives made contact with 42-year-old Antonio Gade, …

Grants aid DUI enforcement efforts

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/09/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department recently received two grants from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety that will enhance its DUI enforcement efforts. A $25,000 grant will help cover the department’s overtime costs for impaired driving details, Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) details designed to keep businesses from selling alcohol to minors, Mothers Against Drunk Driving …

Former deputy arrested for conspiracy to commit murder

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/06/16.  As a result of an ongoing undercover investigation, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a former Cochise County Sheriff’s Office deputy today for conspiracy to commit first degree murder. The department’s major crimes detectives have been investigating a murder for hire conspiracy involving a Sierra Vista man who wanted to have a hired killer murder another …

Sierra Vista man and woman arrested for armed robbery

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/03/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two Sierra Vista residents on multiple charges today for robbing two people at gunpoint inside a local residence. Officers were dispatched to the 4900 block of Camino Del Norte at about 12:58 a.m. today in response to a report of an armed robbery. A man and woman told officers that …

Bisbee man arrested for sexual conduct with 14-year-old

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/31/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 28-year-old Bisbee man on Saturday morning, after investigating a report of sexual conduct with a minor. The call came in at about 4:18 a.m. on Saturday and Sierra Vista police officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Escondido Drive. Officers interviewed a witness who had observed a man …

Public input sought on SVPD accreditation assessment

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/28/16. A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive on Monday, Nov. 7, to examine all aspects of the Sierra Vista Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. “Verification by the team that SVPD meets the commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to …

Sierra Vista man arrested for second-degree murder

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/25/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested 50-year-old Sierra Vista man Keith Allen White for second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence late Monday night. Officers responded to the 100 block of Golf Links Road at 9:13 p.m. on Monday when a person called in to report a possible murder. Officers met with the caller, who said …

Police arrest Cochise County constable for thefts, fraudulent scheme

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/21/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department has arrested Cochise County Constable Scott McManaway for thefts connected to a fraudulent scheme after serving multiple search warrants today. As part of an investigation into allegations of theft, Sierra Vista police officers and detectives served warrants at McManaway’s personal residence, the Cochise County Constable’s Office, and within the county-owned vehicles …

Law enforcement leaders host community forum

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/18/16. Sierra Vista Police Chief Adam Thrasher, in cooperation with Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels, invites local citizens to attend a community forum on law enforcement set for Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 6 p.m. in the Sierra Vista Police Department auditorium. The forum will cover a variety of topics to include community safety and security, citizens’ perceptions …

Wife arrested for manslaughter in wake of fatal motorcycle crash

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/27/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 37-year-old Sierra Vista woman for manslaughter Monday night following an investigation into a fatal motorcycle accident that left her husband dead on Sunday. Detectives with the SVPD Special Operations Bureau conducted interviews with multiple witnesses who described the events leading up to the death of 51-year-old Brian E. Hurdlow. …