Second K9 officer to boost drug detection capabilities

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Police Officer Annalise Roselli has completed training to become the Sierra Vista Police Department’s second active K9 officer, bolstering the department’s drug detection capabilities. After completing a nine week K9 academy at the Arizona Department of Corrections in Tucson, Roselli and her 6-year-old German Shepherd, Izzy, graduated on Wednesday, making Izzy a certified drug detection dog under Roselli’s care. The …

Library will forgive fines from Jan. 3 through Jan. 13

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The Sierra Vista Public Library is giving patrons with overdue materials a chance to start 2017 with a clean slate by taking advantage of its upcoming Fine Forgiveness Program. The program begins Tuesday, Jan. 3, and continues through Friday, Jan. 13. During this period, anyone with overdue materials can return them and all fines will be forgiven. Even if a …

The Cove to suspend wave operations

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/28/16. The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, “The Cove” will discontinue use of its wave machine after a recent assessment found that the system is now past its useful lifespan and needs to be replaced. Wave operations will be suspended following the Monday, Jan. 2, open swim. Moving forward, open swims will be held without waves until the …

Winners of Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards announced

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/28/16. Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller and the Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards. “We are fortunate to have so many people and organizations contributing to the arts and humanities in Sierra Vista in such meaningful ways each year,” Mueller says. Mueller and …

Recycle your Christmas tree for free

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/21/16. A live pine tree can fill a home with the scent and spirit of the holiday season but too often Christmas trees end up in the landfill once the New Year comes. This year, why don’t you resolve to make Christmas a little greener by recycling that tree instead? Christmas trees, without decorations, can be recycled …

Local man arrested for sexual conduct with 16-year-old girl

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/21/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 24-year-old man today following a month-long investigation into his sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Zachary Read, of Sierra Vista, has been charged with luring a minor for sexual exploitation and sexual conduct with a minor. The investigation of this matter began on Nov. 22, when the girl’s mother …

Winter Break hours and holiday closures

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/21/16. Most City facilities will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26, and Monday, Jan. 2, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center “The Cove” will be open on both Mondays for Open Swim only from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Cove will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 24-25 …

Mail theft, fraud investigation results in two arrests

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/20/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two Sierra Vista women on multiple charges Monday in connection to an ongoing investigation into a ring of people conspiring to commit identity theft, forgery, fraud, and mail theft. The women, 24-year-old Shannon Huston and 18-year-old Deanna Russell, had been under investigation for forging and cashing stolen checks that were …

Watch out for deer while driving

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/19/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department has seen an increase in accidents involving deer and would like to remind drivers to always pay attention to their surroundings and exercise additional caution when driving in areas where wildlife is often present. From Oct. 4 to today, Sierra Vista Police Department officers have responded to seven deer-related accidents. Most …

Police locate, arrest man suspected of kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and assault

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/19/16.  On Friday, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man wanted on multiple charges including kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and aggravated assault tied to two incidents that occurred in November. Police learned that 24-year-old Tyler “Goofy” Nahoopii, a transient in the Sierra Vista area, may be hiding out in the unincorporated area of Nucci Lane and Verbena …