Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards

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The Sierra Vista Police Department has received multiple reports from local residents who were called by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange for payment via gift cards. The scammer attempts to convince the victim that they can clear their computer of a virus but that payment is required first via Google Play gift cards. …

Local man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 24-year-old Sierra Vista man for sexual conduct with a minor and related charges on Tuesday, May 21, after receiving a report that he was having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old juvenile. The department received information from a third party on Monday, May 20, indicating that a juvenile was having a sexual relationship …

Suspicious device prompts evacuation on Saturday

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The Sierra Vista Police Department evacuated the area surrounding the Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center, located at 2105 E. Fry Blvd., on Saturday afternoon after a suspicious device was discovered at the store. The device was found by store employees when they emptied a donation bin at about 1:20 p.m. Upon their arrival, Sierra Vista Police Department officers observed …

Task force makes six DUI arrests in Cinco de Mayo detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made six DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, May 4, due to the Cinco de Mayo weekend.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Huachuca City Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: …

SVPD arrests local woman for transporting meth for sale

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman for the possession and transportation of methamphetamine for sale on Tuesday, April 30, after conducting a traffic stop south of Huachuca City. The vehicle’s driver, a local man, was also arrested for possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. SVPD Special Operations Bureau detectives recently received information that …

Sierra Vista woman dies in pedestrian vs. vehicle collision

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A Sierra Vista woman died Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle while she was crossing State Route 90 near Rainbow Way. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the incident at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday and found that 67-year-old Sierra Vista resident Sharron Pottier had been fatally struck while crossing the highway east of a HAWK pedestrian …

Task force makes five DUI arrests in St. Patrick’s Day detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made five misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, March 16, due to the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Huachuca City Police Department. The …

SVPD seeks information regarding man, woman found dead on Friday

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking additional information to aid its investigation into an incident that resulted in the deaths of a local man and woman from single gunshot wounds. The investigation began at about 7:40 p.m. on Friday, March 15, when a Sierra Vista woman checked on a property owned by a relative and discovered the bodies of …

SVPD arrests Hereford couple for selling drugs

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently arrested a man and woman from Hereford on multiple drug charges after conducting a six month investigation into the sale of large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine in the Sierra Vista area. The investigation began when SVPD Special Operations Bureau detectives received information that Arielle Aldrich, a 28-year-old Hereford resident, was selling large quantities …