SVPD arrests man for disorderly conduct, threatening officers

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man in the late morning on Thursday at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of E. Busby Drive after receiving reports of disorderly conduct. SVPD responded to the call at about 11:35 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, and found 59-year-old Sierra Vista resident Armando Corrales in front of an open apartment …

SVPD reminds drivers to heed hands-free law

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After a recent increase in rear-end collision resulting from distracted drivers using cell phones, the Sierra Vista Police Department reminds motorists that Arizona approved a hands-free law in 2019 and urges drivers to change their behavior now. Violating the state’s hands-free law is considered a primary offense, meaning officers may pull drivers over and issue a warning if they are …

SVPD arrests woman for abusing 21-month-old child

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman on 24 felony charges related to child abuse after police received a call from a local pediatric care provider concerned by the nature of a 21-month-old patient’s injuries. SVPD received the call on March 12, after the 21-month-old patient was brought in for a forearm fracture and X-rays showed the fracture …

Task force makes six DUI arrests in St. Patrick’s Day detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made six DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Tuesday, March 17, due to St. Patrick’s Day.   The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Bisbee Police Department, and Huachuca City Police Department. The detail resulted in …

Man found dead in Len Roberts Park with no apparent signs of injury

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A man was found to be deceased in Len Roberts Park, after the Sierra Vista Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious subject lying naked in the park shortly after 7:30 a.m. today. When SVPD officers arrived on scene, they discovered the subject was not breathing and was cold to the touch. Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services …

Shelter suspends cat adoptions, intakes due to respiratory infections

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center is suspending cat adoptions, viewings, and intakes until further notice to help prevent further spread of upper respiratory infections among the felines at the shelter. The shelter suspended the rental of cat traps to capture strays and asked that cat owners hold off on surrendering cats to the shelter on Feb. 13, when …

Police arrest driver who collided with motorcyclist on Feb. 13

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman on Monday, Feb. 24, for aggravated assault and an aggravated DUI after she rear-ended a motorcycle on Thursday, Feb. 13. The collision occurred at about 7:10 p.m. on Feb. 13 when 41-year-old Sierra Vista resident Leslie Munsey was traveling northbound on Highway 92 in a Kia four-door sedan and rear-ended 21-year-old …

DNA results lead to arrest of man on child sex charges

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As part of an investigation that began in August, 2019, recent DNA results led the Sierra Vista Police Department to arrest a local man Thursday on charges that include sexual assault, child molestation, and sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 15. The investigation began in August, 2019, when the Sierra Vista Police Department was called to a …

Thursday evening crashes send 3 to hospital

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Two collisions occurring within 20 minutes of each other sent three people to the Canyon Vista Medical Center on Thursday night, including a Sierra Vista motorcyclist who was later flown to Tucson for further treatment. The first crash occurred just before 7:00 p.m. at Fry Boulevard and Lenzner Avenue. A Kia SUV driven by 26-year-old Fort Huachuca resident Tia Allaire …