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 …

Tucson suspects arrested for kidnapping, extortion, and armed robbery

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested three suspects from Tucson following an investigation into the kidnapping, extortion, and armed robbery of two Sierra Vista men beginning on the night of Saturday, Jan. 21. The investigation began on Sunday, Jan. 22, when SVPD Special Operations Bureau detectives learned that a man had made arrangements with a Tucson-based adult escort service for …

Police arrest man for shoplifting spree

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a shoplifter for the second time in three days on Saturday after evidence was discovered linking the man to two additional shoplifting incidents. Rene Gonzales, a 45-year-old Sierra Vista man, was first arrested on Thursday, Jan. 26, on four counts of shoplifting, following reports from Lowe’s Home Improvement, Wal-Mart, and Trail Boss Guns & …

Controlled burns at EOP begin in February

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The Public Works Department will conduct controlled burns at the City’s Environmental Operations Park beginning in early February and continuing for several weeks. The burns will be conducted on weekdays, starting in the morning and lasting until about noon each day. The precise schedule will depend on weather conditions and updates will be provided on the “City of Sierra Vista” facebook …

Sierra Vista man arrested on sex, drug charges

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Following a month-long investigation, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 34-year-old Sierra Vista man last week on charges tied to luring minors to engage in illegal sexual activity and drug use at his home. Anthony Savage was arrested without incident on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Sierra Vista Public Library. The initial investigation identified two potential victims; however, police …