Police find three people dead in apartment

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The Sierra Vista Police Department found three people dead inside a local apartment after responding to a suspicious circumstances call on Wednesday, Feb. 17. SVPD responded to Port Royale Apartments shortly before noon on Wednesday. When officers arrived at the apartment, they found three bodies, each with a single gunshot wound. The deceased were identified as 47-year-old Gerardo De La …

Police seek public’s help to identify armed robbery suspects

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who committed an armed robbery at the Circle K located at 97 N. Garden Ave. in Sierra Vista this morning. SVPD received a call at about 6:40 a.m. reporting the robbery. The caller stated that a white woman had entered the store with a white man …

Task force makes one DUI arrest in Super Bowl Sunday 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 Sunday, Feb. 7, due to Super Bowl LV. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Bisbee Police Department. The detail resulted in the …

Animal shelter suspends dog intakes due to case of parvo

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center has suspended intakes of dogs for 10 days as a precaution to ensure an isolated case of parvo does not spread. Parvo is a highly contagious disease mainly affecting puppies and young dogs. The suspension of dog intakes will enable staff to thoroughly disinfect the dog receiving area to prevent the disease from …

Local man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on Friday, Jan. 29, for five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor as the result of an investigation prompted by information received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. SVPD launched the investigation into 37-year-old Joshua Rasmussen in December after receiving information that a social media account associated …

Local woman arrested for 41 felonies in fraud case

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman on 41 felony charges including fraud and money laundering after an 11-month investigation revealed she embezzled several hundred thousand dollars from local companies through her payroll company. Patricia Bowman, a 46-year-old Sierra Vista resident, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Bowman owned Daystar Payroll, LLC and was responsible for completing payroll …

Hereford man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Hereford man for five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor on Thursday, Jan. 7, as the result of an investigation opened in November based on information received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. In November, the department received information that an Internet Protocol address associated with the phone of …

Protect bicycles from theft

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The Sierra Vista Police Department reminds residents to take simple precautions to protect their bicycles from theft and, in the event a bicycle is stolen, ensure it can be quickly identified if found. In the past year, SVPD received 86 reports of stolen bicycles. In most of these cases, the bicycles were not secured. This makes them easy targets of …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in New Year’s Eve 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 Thursday, Dec. 31, due to the New Year’s Eve holiday. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the …