Elfrida man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested an Elfrida man for sexual exploitation of a minor following an investigation that stemmed from an August 23 report that he was viewing illicit photos at the Sierra Vista Public Library. On August 23, witnesses stated that they had observed 77-year-old Richard Albright, a registered sex offender, looking at illicit photos on a library …

Joint operation nets nine arrests on child sexual exploitation charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department partnered with local, state, and federal agencies to conduct a joint operation resulting in the arrests of nine individuals on charges tied to using the internet to lure a minor for sexual exploitation last week. The operation was conducted for the last several weeks by members of the local Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Super Bowl detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Sunday, February 3, due to Super Bowl Sunday. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Bisbee Police Department, and Huachuca City Police Department. …

SVPD arrests man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man today for sexual exploitation of a minor after conducting a nine-month investigation prompted by a report that illicit child images had been transmitted over social media. The investigation began when social networking sites reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual had used their social media …

SVPD arrests man sought for theft and outstanding warrants

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man sought for theft and multiple felony warrants on Friday, Feb. 1, after he barricaded himself in the attic of his sister’s home. With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Apprehension Team and personnel from Homeland Security Investigations, SVPD detectives attempted to make contact with 36-year-old Ryan Mellor at his sister’s …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in New Year’s Eve detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Monday, December 31, due to the New Year’s Eve holiday.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Huachuca City Police Department. The …

Police arrest two on drug charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two Sierra Vista residents on drug and weapon charges early Sunday morning after responding to a report of a domestic violence incident. SVPD officers responded to the 4200 block of East Busby Drive at about 3:13 a.m. on Sunday. They made contact with two individuals involved in the incident at their apartment. While speaking …

Residents urged not to fall for phone scams using scare tactics

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The Sierra Vista Police Department has received numerous reports from local residents regarding phone scams in which the caller demanded money for a ransom or a bond and claimed that a relative or relatives of the victim had been kidnapped or are in custody of law enforcement. The SVPD urges residents to never comply with callers demanding money or pressuring …

Police arrest man for impersonating a peace officer

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man for impersonating a peace officer, stalking, and tampering with evidence on Tuesday, Dec. 18. SVPD detectives arrested 32-year-old Sierra Vista resident Kenneth Hall at the Cochise County Adult Probation Office without incident. A search warrant was executed for his residence and for a vehicle he was driving at the time …

Gunshot leads to two arrests for producing, selling drugs

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two residents at the Los Arcos Mobile Home Park on various drug and weapons charges on Saturday morning, after responding to a report of a single gunshot late Friday night. SVPD officers responded to Los Arcos, located at 650 E. Busby Drive, at about 11:02 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and made contact with …

Huachuca City man dies in Monday morning collision

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A Huachuca City man died today following a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of 7th Street and Fry Boulevard that sent two others to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Sierra Vista Police Department and Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services Personnel responded to the collision at about 10:46 a.m. today. Upon arrival, SVPD officers determined three vehicles …