Task force makes two DUI arrests on New Year’s Eve

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two driving under the influence arrests during a saturation detail in the Sierra Vista area on Sunday, Dec. 31, due to New Year’s Eve. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Huachuca City Police Department.  In addition to the DUI arrests, the detail resulted …

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in parking lot

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A Bisbee woman died after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of Fry’s Food and Drug Store, located at 4351 E. Highway 90 in Sierra Vista, this afternoon. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to 911 calls reporting the vehicle versus pedestrian collision at about 1:35 p.m. When they arrived on scene, officers found 71-year-old Bisbee resident …

Man arrested for aggravated assault, kidnapping after shots fired

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for kidnapping, aggravated assault, and felony fleeing after officers responded to reports of gunshots fired in the north parking lot of Canyon Vista Medical Center early this afternoon. At about 12:40 p.m., multiple people called 911 reporting that a black man had fired a handgun and forced a black woman into …

SVPD takes part in state DUI enforcement kickoff

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The Sierra Vista Police Department and partner agencies from the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force attended the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s holiday DUI enforcement kickoff event in Tucson today. The local agencies joined elected officials, public safety personnel, city and county staff members, prosecutors, liquor distributors, restaurant association representatives, and ride service providers to spotlight upcoming DUI holiday …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Thanksgiving weekend detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three driving under the influence arrests while conducting a saturation detail in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Nov. 25, during the Thanksgiving Day weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Tombstone Marshal’s Office. In …

Police seek information regarding vehicle arson

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with an investigation into a vehicle arson that occurred in the parking lot of a bar located in the 200 block of Bartow Drive last week. SVPD police officers responded to investigate the incident at 6:39 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4. They interviewed witnesses and obtained video surveillance footage that …

Police arrest local man on child sex charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for child molestation and sexual conduct with a minor child on Friday, Nov. 17. SVPD detectives have been conducting an investigation into the child molestation of a juvenile perpetrated by a known Sierra Vista man since March, 2017. Detectives were also aware that the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office had a $50,000 …

Domestic violence incident ends in suicide

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Sierra Vista Police Officers responded to reports of a man with a gun on Saturday, arriving to find an escalated domestic violence situation involving a local man who barricaded himself in the family home with a .45 caliber semiautomatic pistol. The man, Kevin Jacobs, 29 of Sierra Vista, was called “emotionally disturbed” and was asking for “suicide by cop,” a …

Coolidge woman killed while attempting to cross highway

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A Coolidge, Arizona woman who was attempting to walk across State Route 92 near Snyder Boulevard was killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night. Lourdes Flores, 46, and a male companion were attempting to cross an unmarked and dimly lit section of the highway just south of Snyder Boulevard at about 8:30 p.m. Both individuals were struck by …

Reported phone scammers posed as SVPD, IRS employees

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A Tucson woman reported today that she received two calls from individuals stating that she was subject to arrest warrants in an apparent attempt to trick her into sending them money. The woman reported that one caller posed as an Internal Revenue Service investigator and another posed as a Sierra Vista Police Department employee. The caller ID information from the …