Domestic violence incident ends in suicide

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Sierra Vista Police Officers responded to reports of a man with a gun on Saturday, arriving to find an escalated domestic violence situation involving a local man who barricaded himself in the family home with a .45 caliber semiautomatic pistol. The man, Kevin Jacobs, 29 of Sierra Vista, was called “emotionally disturbed” and was asking for “suicide by cop,” a …

Coolidge woman killed while attempting to cross highway

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A Coolidge, Arizona woman who was attempting to walk across State Route 92 near Snyder Boulevard was killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night. Lourdes Flores, 46, and a male companion were attempting to cross an unmarked and dimly lit section of the highway just south of Snyder Boulevard at about 8:30 p.m. Both individuals were struck by …

Reported phone scammers posed as SVPD, IRS employees

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A Tucson woman reported today that she received two calls from individuals stating that she was subject to arrest warrants in an apparent attempt to trick her into sending them money. The woman reported that one caller posed as an Internal Revenue Service investigator and another posed as a Sierra Vista Police Department employee. The caller ID information from the …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Halloween detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two driving under the influence arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Oct. 28, during the Halloween weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Huachuca City Police Department, and Tombstone Marshal’s Office. In addition to the DUI arrests, …

Grants aid DUI enforcement efforts

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The Sierra Vista Police Department recently received a grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety that will enhance its DUI enforcement efforts. A $26,000 grant will help cover the purchase of portable breath testers and the department’s overtime costs for impaired driving details, Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) details designed to keep businesses from selling alcohol to minors, Mothers …

Fingerprinting service available at police department

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Many employment opportunities require new hires to obtain an active fingerprint clearance card and the Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind citizens that it offers a fingerprinting service on weekdays. Fingerprinting is available at the police department, located at 911 N. Coronado Drive, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a nominal fee. No appointments …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Helldorado Days detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two driving under the influence arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Tombstone area on Saturday, October 21, due to the Helldorado Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Willcox Police Department. In addition to the DUI arrests, the …

Rex Allen Days detail nets one DUI arrest

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one driving under the influence drug arrest during a saturation detail in the Willcox area on Oct. 7, during the Rex Allen Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Willcox Police Department. In addition to the DUI drug arrest, the detail resulted …