Police arrest serial burglar

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on Monday for multiple counts of vehicle burglary after a citizen reported seeing suspicious activity in a parking lot. SVPD officers responded to the parking lot of Applebee’s, located at 3899 El Mercado Loop, when a citizen sitting inside a vehicle called in reporting that a man was checking door handles …

Multi-agency traffic safety enforcement campaign starts Monday

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Beginning on Monday, April 16, the Sierra Vista Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety will conduct a campaign of heightened traffic safety enforcement. The three agencies, supported by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, will conduct proactive traffic enforcement efforts on roadways and at intersections that have the highest incidence of traffic collisions …

Multi-agency campaign will heighten traffic safety enforcement

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Beginning on Monday, April 16, the Sierra Vista Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety will conduct a campaign of heightened traffic safety enforcement. The three agencies will work together to conduct proactive traffic enforcement efforts on roadways and at intersections that have the highest incidence of traffic collisions in the Sierra Vista area. The …

Replica rifle photo at Buena High School prompts police response

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The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to Buena High School at about 8:45 a.m. today to investigate an Instagram photo showing two juveniles on campus holding a rifle. Officers quickly identified the students and the rifle was determined to be an inert, non-firing replica. The juveniles were referred for disorderly conduct and will be released to their parents. The Sierra …

St. Patrick’s Day detail nets six DUI arrests

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made six driving under the influence arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, March 17, during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, and Tombstone Marshal’s Office. In addition to the …

Sierra Vista man dies Monday in head-on collision

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The driver of a minivan died on Monday afternoon after colliding with a semitrailer truck on the Highway 90 Bypass in between Coronado Drive and 7th Street shortly after 12:30 p.m. Witnesses who remained on scene reported seeing a 2005 blue Ford minivan traveling eastbound in a westbound lane, while the witnesses were driving west toward 7th Street. Although some …

Police arrest PTSO president for theft of funds

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested the president of the Parent Teacher Student Organization at Joyce Clark Middle School on Monday for felony theft of funds from the PTSO account. The investigation into this case began on Friday, Feb. 16, when the Sierra Vista Police Department received information regarding the potential embezzlement PTSO funds at the school. Investigators learned that …

Reported phone scammer poses as law enforcement official

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The Sierra Vista Police Department has received several reports from residents targeted by an apparent phone scam perpetrated by an individual posing as a law enforcement official with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The caller demanded money be sent electronically to satisfy a fine and, in at least one case, is believed to have “spoofed” the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office …