Missing man found dead

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With the assistance of Arizona Department of Public Safety Air Rescue, the body of 38-year-old Patrick Gladics was located shortly before 12:30 p.m. today. Gladics was found deceased in the desert area west of Walmart in Sierra Vista. SVPD Special Operations detectives responded to investigate the scene. The case is being referred to the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office for …

Join SVPD’s Citizen Police Academy

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Local adults seeking a behind-the-scenes experience 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 once a week from 6 to 9 p.m. for 12 consecutive weeks starting in August. Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 10. The class size …

Task force makes five DUI arrests in Cinco de Mayo detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made five DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Thursday, May 5, due to Cinco de Mayo. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Huachuca City Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: 111 …

Shooting suspect arrested for attempted first-degree murder

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for attempted first-degree murder on Thursday, April 28, after investigating a shooting that occurred near Los Arcos Mobile Home Park on Tuesday evening. SVPD officers responded to the area of the Los Arcos at about 9:07 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, after receiving a report of gunshots being heard near the …

Council accepts Operation Stonegarden grant for SVPD

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The Sierra Vista City Council approved the acceptance of an Operation Stonegarden grant totaling nearly $100,000 to support the Sierra Vista Police Department’s efforts to assist federal agencies with border security. Provided by the Arizona Department of Homeland Security, the grant covers $83,913 for overtime and full employee related expenses and $12,460 for mileage. State and local agencies participating in …

Suspected load driver arrested after crashing vehicle, striking bicyclist

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a suspected load driver today on multiple charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon*, aggravated assault, burglary, criminal trespass, and kidnapping after he crashed his vehicle and fled on foot in the area of North Lenzner Avenue and East Tacoma Street. Shortly after 10 a.m. today, SVPD was notified of a possible fast-moving …

Police arrest local man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man today on six counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after receiving information that illicit images were transferred online via a Sierra Vista area internet protocol (IP) address. SVPD detectives arrested 73-year-old Sierra Vista resident Mark Snyder-Stonebraker on Wednesday, March 30, after serving a search warrant at a residence in the …

Police arrest local man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on six counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after receiving information that illicit images were transferred online via a Sierra Vista area internet protocol (IP) address. SVPD detectives arrested 39-year-old Raymond Holguin on Wednesday, March 23, after serving search warrants on his person, his vehicle, and a residence where he …

Task force makes one DUI arrest in St. Patrick’s Day detail

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