SVPD invites community to National Night Out

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The Sierra Vista Police Department invites community members to enjoy an evening of family-friendly fun at the local National Night Out event in Veterans Memorial Park on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Hosted in partnership with the Sierra Vista Target store, the event brings together many area public safety organizations and community groups. Attendees will get to …

County fair detail nets one DUI arrest

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one driving under the influence arrest during a saturation detail in the Douglas area on Sept. 23, during the Cochise County Fair weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Douglas Police Department. In addition to the DUI arrest, the …

SVPD to enhance enforcement for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Sierra Vista Police Department will conduct strict enforcement of child passenger safety laws in support of national Child Passenger Safety Week from Sunday, Sept. 17, through Saturday, Sept. 23. Police officers will enhance enforcement and public awareness of child passenger safety laws by exercising zero tolerance for child restraint and seat belt violations during this time period. Officers will …

Woman arrested for kidnapping, assault

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman for kidnapping and aggravated assault today after a victim reported being held inside an apartment against her will for about 12 hours. The investigation began at 7:30 a.m. when a woman reported that she had jumped out of a second story apartment window to escape multiple individuals who were holding her …

SVPD conducts Know Your Limit outreach at Oktoberfest

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For the second straight year, the Sierra Vista Police Department conducted outreach as part of the state’s Know Your Limit Program during the City’s annual Oktoberfest event on Friday, Sept. 9, to raise awareness of how little alcohol it takes to reach the legal limit of 0.08. In coordination with the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force, Sierra Vista police officers …

Dog viewing suspended to contain “kennel cough”

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will suspend all walking and viewing of dogs by the public for about two weeks to ensure several cases of “kennel cough” are contained. Kennel cough is the common name of a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting dogs. With proper care and treatment, symptoms typically remain mild and infected dogs are no longer …

License plates must be clearly visible at all times

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The Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind motorists of a new state law banning anything that obscures a vehicle’s license plate. The law, which went into effect on Aug. 8, states that a person shall not use a cover, substance, electronic film, or device that obscures from any angle the numbers, characters, year validating tabs, or the name of …