DNA test leads to arrest for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 29-year-old Sierra Vista man for sexual conduct with a minor on Friday, June 14, as a result of an investigation that began nearly two years ago and DNA test results that were received on Friday. The investigation started at about 3:44 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2017, when the Sierra Vista Police Department received …

Environmental Merit Award applications due by June 30

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There is still time to honor a local person, business or group for their extraordinary support of the environment by submitting an application for the 2019 Environmental Merit Award. The Environmental Affairs Commission will accept applications through the end of June. The commission established the award in 2017 to recognize individuals, businesses, service groups, or organizations within the Sierra Vista …

SVPD seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy

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Local adults interested in a behind-the-scenes glimpse of police work can apply now for the upcoming Citizen Police Academy hosted by the Sierra Vista Police Department. Classes will be held in the police department auditorium on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. for 12 consecutive weeks starting Aug. 8. Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 21. The class …

State budget supports SEACOM

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The FY 2020 state budget approved by the Arizona Legislature this week provides $271,000 for maintenance and improvements to Southeastern Arizona Communications (SEACOM), setting the stage for potential integration with other regional communication systems in the future. The funding was requested to cover two years of maintenance, upgrades, and support for a 700 Mhz and VHF radio system and microwave …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Memorial Day weekend detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, May 25, due to the Memorial Day weekend.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the following: 79 …

Douglas Days detail nets two DUI arrests

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor DUI arrests, including a super extreme DUI, during a saturation detail conducted in the Douglas area on Saturday, May 18, due to the 6th Annual Douglas Days.  The detail was performed by the Douglas Police Department, Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety.  The detail …