Grant aids DUI enforcement efforts

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The Sierra Vista Police Department has received a grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety that will enhance its DUI and aggressive driving enforcement efforts. A $32,400 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will help cover the purchase of portable breath testers and the department’s overtime costs for impaired driving details, Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) details …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Oct. 2 detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Bisbee area on Saturday, October 2, due to a large concert held at Warren Ballpark. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Bisbee Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: 61 traffic stops …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Rex Allen Days weekend detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Willcox area on Saturday, Oct. 2, due to Rex Allen Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Benson Police Department, and Willcox Police Department. The detail resulted in the following: 133 traffic stops …

Second suspect arrested in North Garden shooting

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Sierra Vista police arrested a second suspect in the Oct. 3 shooting incident on North Garden Ave., fueled by an altercation that ended in an exchange of gunfire that struck a nearby apartment building and convenience store. Detectives identified Edwardo Roman, Jr., 23 of Tucson, as a second suspect in the shooting. Roman turned himself in after speaking with detectives …

North Garden shooting leads to one arrest

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Sierra Vista Police arrested one suspect on multiple drug and firearms charges on Tuesday stemming from a shooting and altercation on North Garden Ave. early Sunday morning. At about 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, Sierra Vista Police responded to the Circle K on North Garden Ave. following a report of a disturbance between two individuals there. After the altercation, …

SVPD glows purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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The exterior of the Sierra Vista Police Department will glow purple throughout October once again as part of the agency’s annual efforts to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month. SVPD will also host informational displays inside its lobby, at the Mall of Sierra Vista, and at National Night Out, which will take place in Veterans Memorial Park on Tuesday, Oct. 5, …

Buckle up for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Sierra Vista Police Department will tighten enforcement efforts and will join forces with Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services to conduct public outreach in support of national Child Passenger Safety Week from Sunday, Sept. 19, through Saturday, Sept. 25. Police officers will exercise zero tolerance of child restraint and seat belt violations, including seat belt violations by adults, during …

SVPD investigating early morning shooting today

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 5 a.m. this morning in the 500 block of South Coronado Drive, which left one person wounded. SVPD officers responded to an apartment complex located in the 500 block of Coronado Drive for a report of one person shot. The victim was transported to Canyon Vista Medical …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Labor Day weekend 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 Saturday, September 4, due to Labor Day weekend. 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, resulting in the following: 67 traffic stops …

Woman dies in vehicle-pedestrian collision on Saturday

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred on Saturday night in the area of the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 92. SVPD and Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at about 7:31 p.m. on Saturday. It was determined that an on-duty Cochise …