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 …

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 …

Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards

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The Sierra Vista Police Department has received multiple reports from local residents who were called by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange for payment via gift cards. The scammer attempts to convince the victim that they can clear their computer of a virus but that payment is required first via Google Play gift cards. …

Local man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 24-year-old Sierra Vista man for sexual conduct with a minor and related charges on Tuesday, May 21, after receiving a report that he was having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old juvenile. The department received information from a third party on Monday, May 20, indicating that a juvenile was having a sexual relationship …

Suspicious device prompts evacuation on Saturday

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The Sierra Vista Police Department evacuated the area surrounding the Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center, located at 2105 E. Fry Blvd., on Saturday afternoon after a suspicious device was discovered at the store. The device was found by store employees when they emptied a donation bin at about 1:20 p.m. Upon their arrival, Sierra Vista Police Department officers observed …

Task force makes six DUI arrests in Cinco de Mayo 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 Saturday, May 4, due to the Cinco de Mayo weekend.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Huachuca City Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: …