18-year-old facing Class 2 felony charges after sexual encounter with minor

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Tyler Schultz, 18 of Sierra Vista, was arrested on September 17 following an investigation into sex and drug charges stemming back to late July, when he sold drugs and engaged in sexual intercourse with a minor. Investigators learned that Schultz has communicated with a 14-year-old on Snapchat in late July, where he arranged to meet the minor to sell marijuana …

Drive with care as students head back to school

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With the Sierra Vista Unified School District offering in-person learning starting Monday, the Sierra Vista Police Department reminds drivers to observe posted speed limits and use caution when traveling around schools and school buses. SVPD officers will be patrolling around local schools and strictly enforcing the laws regarding school zones and bus stops. School zones are clearly marked with signs …

Local man arrested for sexual conduct with minors

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on Friday, Sept. 4, for multiple felony charges, including two counts of sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD Special Operations Bureau detectives conducting an investigation into 20-year-old Sierra Vista resident Dylan McGrath learned that he allegedly made arrangements to meet two juveniles for the purpose of engaging in sexual conduct. During …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Labor Day weekend detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, September 5, due to the Labor Day weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Bisbee Police Department, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the following: 45 traffic stops or contacts, 25 warnings or repair orders, five miscellaneous civil …

Police investigating death of 7-month-old child

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The Sierra Vista Police Department Special Operations Bureau is investigating the death of a 7-month-old child that occurred in the evening on Saturday, Sept. 5. SVPD officers responded to a call for an “unresponsive child” at a residence in the 300 block of Seventh Street at about 8:15 p.m. Officers on scene found the child not breathing and began CPR. …

SVPD arrests local man on drug charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man on Friday for multiple drug charges as a result of an investigation conducted over the last nine months with the assistance of multiple agencies. SVPD Community Response Team detectives launched the investigation into 39-year-old Sierra Vista resident Brandon Ellis after receiving several reports of possible drug activity at his apartment …

SVPD arrests North Carolina man for kidnapping, vehicle theft

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a North Carolina man for vehicle theft and kidnapping on Wednesday night, after the man stole a vehicle from a local gas station while two children were inside. SVPD officers responded to the Speedway convenience store, located at 1497 E. Fry Blvd., at about 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26, for a report of …

Drivers reminded to heed speed limit near sports fields

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently arrested two drivers for traveling more than 20 mph over the speed limit near City ball fields and reminds all motorists to drive slow in areas where children may be present. “With many children getting a chance to resume sports like baseball and soccer, it’s extremely dangerous to speed through areas where kids are …

Police find evidence of theft after domestic violence arrest

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Additional charges are pending after the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for weapons misconduct, domestic violence/threatening and intimidating, discharging a firearm, felony flight, and DUI after responding to a report of a domestic violence incident in the 100 block of North 1st Street in Sierra Vista on Sunday afternoon. When SVPD officers arrived, 55-year-old Robert Makowski had …

Police arrest local man for kidnapping, sexual assault

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man Saturday morning on charges including kidnapping, sexual assault, and weapons misconduct. The SVPD Tactical Unit responded to the 700 block of Little Bear Drive at about 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, when a 911 caller reported a relative had sent out a social media message requesting “help” the previous evening. …