Presidents’ Day holiday closures

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All City facilities will be closed in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 20. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Tuesday’s collection will occur on Wednesday. There will be no special or green waste pickups available on Wednesday. Recycling pickups are not affected. There will be no Vista Transit service on Monday. The …

Man arrested for child molestation

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man early Monday evening for child molestation. On Friday, Feb. 10, police received a report alleging that 52-year-old Gordon Mason Miller, a Sierra Vista resident, had recently molested a child. Detectives with the SVPD Special Operations Bureau were able to gather evidence to support this allegation on Monday. At about 5:26 p.m. …

Brush up on lighted crosswalk rules

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In service for nearly two years, two pedestrian-activated crosswalks in Sierra Vista have proven effective in improving safety but their lights can still be confusing to some motorists. Known as Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons or HAWK (High Intensity Activated CrossWalK) beacons, these crosswalks were installed on Highway 90 west of Giulio Cesare Avenue and on 7th Street at North Railroad Avenue …

Super Bowl detail results in one DUI arrest

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one misdemeanor DUI arrest during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Super Bowl Sunday. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In addition to the DUI arrest, the detail …

SVPD recognizes AZ Rangers and Sheriff’s Assist Team

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recognized two volunteer organizations for their ongoing support and dedicated service during Wednesday’s in-service training. SVPD Police Chief Adam Thrasher presented plaques to the Sierra Vista Company of The Arizona Rangers and the Cochise County Sheriff’s Assist Team, expressing appreciation of all they do to aid the Sierra Vista Police Department. Both of these groups …

Police arrest suspects tied to armed robbery and drive-by shooting

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Investigations into an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday night and a drive-by shooting that took place the following afternoon revealed that the incidents were related and led to the arrest of three Sierra Vista men. The armed robbery occurred at a hotel in the 1800 block of E. Wilcox Drive. Two suspects reportedly took cash and property from three …

Suspicious activity leads to marijuana arrest at motel

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 21-year-old Sierra Vista woman for possession of marijuana for sale following reports of suspicious activity in the area of a local motel late Thursday afternoon. Officers responded to the 100 block of Fab Avenue at 4:05 p.m. on Thursday after management of a local hotel reported a recent increase in suspicious activity. An …