Task force makes two DUI arrests in Thanksgiving detail

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Tombstone Marshall’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In …

Kidnapping suspect arrested following vehicle pursuit

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man suspected of kidnapping following a brief vehicle pursuit just after midnight on Saturday. The pursuit began when an officer attempted to stop a green Mercury four-door sedan for speeding in the area of South Garden Avenue and West Wilcox Drive at about 12:12 a.m. on Saturday. The …

New event will celebrate holiday traditions

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16. The Commission on Cultural Diversity invites community members to participate in a new event that will celebrate holiday traditions from around the world. The first-ever Holiday Celebration: Christmas Around the World is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, from 3 to 7 p.m. in Landmark Plaza, located at 400 W. Fry Blvd. Area residents can participate by …

Controlled burns at EOP planned for next week

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/23/16.  The City will conduct several controlled burns at the Environmental Operations Park north of State Route 90 on Monday, Nov. 28, and, if necessary, continue the following day. The burns will begin at about 9:30 a.m. and continue until noon. In the case of unfavorable weather conditions, they will be rescheduled. The burns are part of …

Agreement reached to clean up Fry Townsite properties

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/23/16. An agreement between the City of Sierra Vista, Cochise County, and a local property owner will soon result in the clean up and improvement of numerous properties predominantly located in the Fry Townsite. The settlement agreement approved by a federal bankruptcy court on Friday addresses 25 properties in Fry Townsite and one located in the Sulger …

Juveniles referred for burglaries, theft, and use of stolen credit card

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/22/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department referred two local juveniles for multiple felony charges tied to several recent vehicle burglaries and the use of a stolen credit card on Friday, Nov. 18. On Thursday, Nov. 17, police investigated the use of a stolen credit card at two locations within the Mall at Sierra Vista the previous day. …

Vista Transit routes 4 and 5 to be temporarily combined

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/21/2016. Due to staffing shortages, Vista Transit routes 4 and 5 will temporarily be combined into one route, running hourly from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The change will take effect on Monday, Dec. 5. Regular service of those routes will resume when staffing levels are restored. All other routes will continue to run …

Police arrest man selling drugs out of hotel room

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/20/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man on multiple felony drug and weapon charges early Saturday morning after serving a search warrant at a local hotel room, acting on recent information. Multiple anonymous sources shared information with the police indicating that 41-year-old Sierra Visa man Michael Andrew Ramirez, also known as “Killa Mike,”  …

Thanksgiving holiday closures

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/18/16. All City facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and most will remain closed on Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of Thanksgiving. Thursday’s recycling pickup will shift to Wednesday and there will be no special or yard waste pickups that day. Friday’s recycling pickup will take place as usual. The Sierra Vista Teen Center will …

Police see merit in Know Your Limit Program

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/17/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department has taken a proactive approach to curb drunk driving by educating the public with the Know Your Limit Program, which was first used locally during this year’s Oktoberfest event in September. Sponsored by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, this program was piloted in 2009 by the Scottsdale Police Department …