SVPD supports child passenger safety campaign with strict enforcement

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/17/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department will emphasize strict enforcement of child passenger safety laws in support of the national Child Passenger Safety Week campaign from Sunday, Sept. 18, through Saturday, Sept. 24. Police officers will enhance enforcement and public awareness of child passenger safety laws by exercising zero tolerance for child restraint and seat belt violations …

Flash floods expected to impact Southeast Arizona

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/06/2016.  The Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind the public that there is a 100 percent chance of rain expected to hit the Sierra Vista area within the next two days, courtesy of hurricane Newton, which is currently traveling north through the Gulf of California. Hurricane Newton will be sending moisture and 25- to 30-mile-per-hour …

Detail results in five citations for sale of alcohol to minors

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  08/26/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force cited employees at five businesses in Cochise County during a Covert Underage Buyers detail conducted in cooperation with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control on Saturday, Aug. 20. The task force targeted 32 businesses in the Sierra Vista, Benson, Tombstone, …

Local man arrested for multiple sex charges

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  08/03/16.  James Decker, 39 of Sierra Vista, was arrested on July 30 following an investigation that began when the parents of the victim, a 15-year-old girl, tipped off the Sierra Vista Police Department that their daughter was receiving inappropriate text messages. The victim’s parents had previously advised Decker to stop communicating with their daughter, but when they …

Soldier arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/29/16. A U.S. Army soldier stationed at Fort Huachuca was arrested on July 28, 2016 for sexual conduct with a minor following a seven-week-long investigation by the Sierra Vista Police Department and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command on Fort Huachuca. Alexander E. Smith, 27, was arrested at 1:58 p.m. and booked into the Cochise County Jail …

Sierra Vista man arrested for attempted murder

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/18/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man for attempted first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault following a stabbing at a local bar early Saturday morning. On Saturday, at 12:16 a.m., Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct at the International Karaoke and Bar located at 325 …

Two DUI arrests made in Fourth of July detail

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/08/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor extreme DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, July 2, due to the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. It also …

Huachuca City man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  06/30/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 76-year-old Huachuca City man on five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor today. The arrest stems from a report made by employees at the Sierra Vista campus of Cochise College, who contacted police on Monday. The employees said a patron was using a computer in the college library …

Joint traffic safety campaign off to a strong start

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  06/27/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department joined forces with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Thursday, June 23, to conduct the first of several traffic enforcement details designed to make our roadways safer. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, nine troopers, officers, and deputies focused their attention on …