Officer and shoplifting suspect struck by vehicle

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A Sierra Vista Police Department officer and a shoplifting suspect sustained injuries when they were struck by a vehicle in Fry Boulevard, following a brief foot pursuit this evening. The officer made contact with the suspect in the 3000 block of Fry Boulevard at 6:46 p.m. and the suspect attempted to flee on foot. The officer pursued the suspect into …

Four suspects arrested on drug charges

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A Sierra Vista Police Department investigation into drug trafficking activity in the 200 block of Carroll Drive resulted in the arrest of four suspects on drug charges early Thursday morning. SVPD detectives served search warrants at two apartments in the area early that morning, acting on surveillance that indicated there was drug activity. As a result, four arrests were made. …

Local man arrested for sexual assault against a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 19-year-old Sierra Vista man on Wednesday night for sexual assault against a minor. As part of an investigation into an allegation of sexual assault perpetrated by a known male suspect, SVPD Special Operations Bureau detectives served a search warrant at a residence in the 5000 block of Wilder Drive on Wednesday night. Detectives …

Ongoing fraud, identity theft investigation nets new arrest

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In the course of an ongoing investigation, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 39-year-old Sierra Vista man for his involvement in a ring of people conspiring to commit identity theft, forgery, fraud, and mail theft. The investigation, conducted by SVPD Special Operations Bureau detectives, led to the execution of a search warrant at a local hotel in the 1800 …

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 …