SVPD urges everyone to stay alert on roads, crosswalks

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The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to two minor vehicle versus bicyclist collisions today and urges residents to always be alert and attentive when traveling around town, especially with the new school year now underway. Both collisions were reported at about 8 a.m. today. In one collision, a driver struck an adult woman riding a bicycle at a low speed …

Police arrest man for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man on charges that include sexual assault, sexual conduct with a minor, and aggravated luring of a minor on Tuesday evening as part of an undercover sting operation. The operation began after Sierra Vista Police Department detectives learned that 45-year-old Anthony Perez, a Cochise County resident, was alleged to have sexually molested a …

Shelter suspends access to dogs to contain “kennel cough”

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center is suspending public access to view and walk its dogs 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 contagious …

Man taken into custody peacefully after making violent threats

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The Sierra Vista Police Department took a local man into custody peacefully Wednesday afternoon after he called the police threatening to commit a shooting at his apartment complex. Police received several calls from the man starting at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. The man stated he was going to “shoot up the place” and the Sierra Vista Police Department was …

Last call for Environmental Merit Award nominations

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Do you know a person, business, or group in Sierra Vista that has done something extraordinary to be a good steward of the environment? It’s not too late to nominate them for the 2018 Environmental Merit Award. The City’s Environmental Affairs Commission will accept nominations for this annual honor until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The commission established the …

Man leads police on vehicle pursuit, strikes light pole

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on multiple charges this morning after he was reported for reckless driving, led officers on a vehicle pursuit, struck a utility light pole on the side of the road, and later assaulted a police officer during processing. SVPD officers responded to the area of South Highway 92 and Buffalo Soldier Trail …