New Year’s Eve detail nets three DUI arrests

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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, Dec. 31, due to New Year’s Eve. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In addition to …

Two men arrested in the course of investigation into two shootings

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An ongoing investigation into two shootings that occurred early on the morning of Christmas Eve led to the arrest of two Sierra Vista men on drug charges today after a search warrant was served at a local apartment complex. The Sierra Vista Police Department Special Response Team served the high risk warrant in the 4200 block of East Busby Drive …

Second K9 officer to boost drug detection capabilities

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Police Officer Annalise Roselli has completed training to become the Sierra Vista Police Department’s second active K9 officer, bolstering the department’s drug detection capabilities. After completing a nine week K9 academy at the Arizona Department of Corrections in Tucson, Roselli and her 6-year-old German Shepherd, Izzy, graduated on Wednesday, making Izzy a certified drug detection dog under Roselli’s care. The …

Local man arrested for sexual conduct with 16-year-old girl

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/21/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 24-year-old man today following a month-long investigation into his sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Zachary Read, of Sierra Vista, has been charged with luring a minor for sexual exploitation and sexual conduct with a minor. The investigation of this matter began on Nov. 22, when the girl’s mother …

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 …