Task force makes two DUI arrests in Nov. 24 detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Nov. 24, due to the Thanksgiving holiday 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: …

Police make three recent arrests for sex offender violations

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently arrested three local men for failing to properly register as sex offenders in three unrelated cases. The most recent arrest occurred on Saturday, Nov. 17, at about 12:50 p.m. when 35-year-old Sierra Vista resident Alberto Flores was taken into custody without incident in the 1100 block of North 7th Street. A month-long investigation identified …

Man from Texas arrested for crime spree in Sierra Vista

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 19-year-old man with an outstanding warrant from Texas for several recent robberies and other crimes committed in Sierra Vista. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the most recent incident on Thursday, Nov. 15, at about 5:59 p.m. after receiving a report of a panic alarm activation due to an in progress armed …

Thanksgiving holiday closures

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City facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will also be closed on Saturday, Nov. 24, and will instead be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19. The shelter is typically open Tuesday through Saturday. The trash pickup on …

Nominations for Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards due Nov. 26

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Time is running out to submit nominations to honor areas residents and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts and humanities in Sierra Vista. The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission is accepting nominations for the 2018 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards through Monday, Nov. 26. Area residents can nominate individuals and organizations in a variety of categories …

Veterans Day holiday closures

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All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center “The Cove” will also be closed on Saturday, Nov. 10. Monday trash will be picked up on Tuesday, Nov. 13, and Tuesday’s trash pickup will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 14. No special or green waste pickups will be …

Motorists urged to drive with care near schools, school bus stops

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In light of several recent collisions across the United States involving children at school bus stops, the Sierra Vista Police Department and the Sierra Vista Unified School District #68 would like to remind motorists to slow down and drive with additional care near school zones and school bus stops. On Thursday, Nov. 1, two children were struck near a school …

Submit proposals to host Youth Arts Festival activities

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The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission and Cochise College are seeking proposals from individuals to host activities for children in kindergarten through eighth grade at the upcoming Youth Arts Festival in February. The Youth Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista campus of Cochise College. This free …

SVPD refers nine high school students for drug related charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department referred nine juveniles at Buena High School for drug related charges on Friday, Nov. 2. The referrals resulted from a joint investigation conducted by SVPD School Resource Officer Lori Burdick and Buena High School administration that began on Monday, Oct. 29. The juvenile’s ages ranged from 15 to 16 and were referred for charges that …