Two men die in rollover crash on Charleston Road

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Two local men died in a single vehicle rollover crash on East Charleston Road shortly after midnight last night. The Sierra Vista Police Department and Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services responded after a resident in the area of Giulio Cesare Avenue and East Charleston Road reported hearing a loud crash at about 12:15 a.m. today. When first responders arrived …

Man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 21-year-old Sierra Vista man for sexual conduct with a minor and related charges on Tuesday, Oct. 23, after receiving a report that he was having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old juvenile. The department received the report from the juvenile’s mother on Monday, Oct. 22. The mother stated her daughter was having a …

State grant aids DUI enforcement efforts

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently received a grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) that will enhance its DUI enforcement efforts. The $36,745 grant awarded this month will help cover the purchase of an Intoxilyzer 9000, portable breath testers, and the department’s overtime costs for impaired driving details and checkpoints, Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) details designed …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Rex Allen Days detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in Willcox on Saturday, Oct. 6, due to the Rex Allen Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department and Willcox Police Department. In addition to the three misdemeanor DUI arrests, the detail resulted in the following: 78 stops or …

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Sierra Vista, AZ. 10/05/18. Since 1981, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, shining light—in this case, purple light—on a difficult topic that affects millions of people from every race, religion, and social status. To bring attention to Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Sierra Vista Police Department replaced building’s exterior lighting to cast a purple glow during …

Residents invited to run or walk with shelter dogs

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center invites runners and walkers to let some of the shelter’s high energy dogs tag along as they rack up miles from Monday, Oct. 1, through Monday, Dec. 31, for Running with Paws. The shelter hosts Running with Paws each year to encourage community members to walk or run with the shelter’s dogs, which …

SVPD tightens enforcement for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Sierra Vista Police Department will conduct heightened enforcement and public awareness of passenger safety laws in support of National Child Passenger Safety Week from Sunday, Sept. 23, through Saturday, Sept. 29. Police officers will exercise zero tolerance of child restraint and seat belt violations during Child Passenger Safety Week. Officers will focus on enhanced enforcement of the following laws: …

SVPD hosts “Know Your Limit” DUI outreach at Oktoberfest

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For the third straight year, the Sierra Vista Police Department conducted DUI outreach at the City’s annual Oktoberfest event in Veterans Memorial Park to raise awareness of just how little alcohol it takes to reach the legal blood alcohol content limit of 0.08 The outreach was conducted as part of the Know Your Limit Program, sponsored by the Arizona Governor’s …

SVPD reminds residents to secure homes, vehicles

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In light of a recent uptick in reported vehicle burglaries, the Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind residents to always ensure their homes and vehicles are properly secured when left unattended. Reports of recent vehicle burglaries have been focused in the area of Sherbundy Street in the west side of Sierra Vista. In most cases, the burglaries involved …