SVPD refers nine high school students for drug related charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department referred nine juveniles at Buena High School for drug related charges on Friday, Nov. 2. The referrals resulted from a joint investigation conducted by SVPD School Resource Officer Lori Burdick and Buena High School administration that began on Monday, Oct. 29. The juvenile’s ages ranged from 15 to 16 and were referred for charges that …

Man charged with attempted 2nd degree homicide after stabbing father

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A Sierra Vista man faces charges that include attempted 2nd degree homicide after stabbing his father, leaving the scene, and initially being arrested for disorderly conduct before the stabbing had been reported. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the report of disorderly conduct in the 700 block of South 7th Street at about 2:17 a.m. on Thursday. Upon arrival, …

Two men die in rollover crash on Charleston Road

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Two local men died in a single vehicle rollover crash on East Charleston Road shortly after midnight last night. The Sierra Vista Police Department and Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services responded after a resident in the area of Giulio Cesare Avenue and East Charleston Road reported hearing a loud crash at about 12:15 a.m. today. When first responders arrived …

Man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 21-year-old Sierra Vista man for sexual conduct with a minor and related charges on Tuesday, Oct. 23, after receiving a report that he was having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old juvenile. The department received the report from the juvenile’s mother on Monday, Oct. 22. The mother stated her daughter was having a …

State grant aids DUI enforcement efforts

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently received a grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) that will enhance its DUI enforcement efforts. The $36,745 grant awarded this month will help cover the purchase of an Intoxilyzer 9000, portable breath testers, and the department’s overtime costs for impaired driving details and checkpoints, Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) details designed …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Rex Allen Days detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in Willcox on Saturday, Oct. 6, due to the Rex Allen Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department and Willcox Police Department. In addition to the three misdemeanor DUI arrests, the detail resulted in the following: 78 stops or …

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Sierra Vista, AZ. 10/05/18. Since 1981, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, shining light—in this case, purple light—on a difficult topic that affects millions of people from every race, religion, and social status. To bring attention to Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Sierra Vista Police Department replaced building’s exterior lighting to cast a purple glow during …

DUI Task Force makes two misdemeanor arrests during Fair

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/04/18. Two misdemeanor DUI arrests were made by the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force during a saturation detail in Douglas on Saturday, September 29, due to the 94th Annual Cochise County Fair. The average blood alcohol content on the misdemeanor DUI arrests was 0.114 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. The detail was performed by the …