Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrests two men in online chat operation

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Last week, the Southeast Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (AZICAC) arrested two men for attempting to lure minors to engage in sexual conduct as a result of an online operation involving numerous agencies. Special Agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the U.S. Army’s Major Cybercrimes Unit, and the U.S. Marshals Service, as well as detectives and officers from …

Police arrest local man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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Search also leads to arrest of second man on drug charges On Monday, July 19, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor as a result of an investigation into the possession and transfer of illicit child images over the internet. The department opened a criminal investigation in June 2021 …

Shooting investigation leads to two arrests for drug and weapon charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two California men on drug and weapon charges on Wednesday, resulting from the investigation into a Tuesday shooting outside a local Filiberto’s restaurant that left two people dead. As reported in a previous press release, SVPD arrested 21-year-old Sierra Vista resident Devon Neff on two charges of second-degree murder following the shooting on Tuesday, …

Man charged with two counts of second-degree murder after Tuesday night shooting

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on two counts of second-degree murder following a shooting that occurred outside of the Filiberto’s restaurant located at 735 E. Fry Blvd. SVPD officers responded to a report of the shooting shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday and found two people with gunshot wounds when they arrived on scene. Both victims …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Independence Day 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 Sunday, July 4, due to Independence Day. 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: 50 traffic stops or contacts, 41 warnings or repair orders, two civil speed citations, four civil citations, eight distracted driving warnings for use of a cell phone, two designated drivers contacted, two …

Leave donations, not litter

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The City has received numerous complaints recently regarding people using local donation sites as locations to illegally dump trash, bulky items, and furniture. There are several sites in Sierra Vista with donation bins where people can drop off items for various charities. These bins are clearly labeled with what can be accepted, which is typically clothing, and direct people not …

Police arrest local man who fled from traffic stop

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on multiple felony charges Tuesday afternoon after he fled from a traffic stop in his vehicle. SVPD officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by 18-year-old Sierra Vista resident Donnevin Nelson just before 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, in Huachuca City. Initially, Nelson began to …

Monday night shooting leaves local man dead

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The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to a shooting in the 1400 block of Calle Ladero late Monday evening and found a local man with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the street. Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services paramedics also responded and treated 23-year-old Sierra Vista resident Luis Armenta Rivas for gunshot wounds to his chest and neck before transporting …