Local woman riding bicycle dies in collision with car

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A Sierra Vista woman died Monday night after being struck by a car at the intersection of S. Highway 92 and Kachina Trail while she was riding a bicycle.  The Sierra Vista Police Department responded at about 6:42 p.m. when a call came into dispatch for an injury collision involving a bicyclist. Witnesses advised officers that a gray Honda four-door …

Local woman remains in critical condition after Wednesday shooting

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A Sierra Vista woman remains in critical condition at a Tucson medical facility after being shot by a Phoenix man, who then apparently took his own life, as she was dropping him off at the Vista Transit Center Wednesday afternoon. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the Vista Transit Center located at 2050 E. Wilcox Drive at about 3:30 …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Rex Allen Days detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in Willcox on Saturday, Oct. 5, due to the 69th Annual Rex Allen Days weekend.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Willcox Police Department, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. The detail resulted in the following: 74 stops …

Local man arrested for felony domestic violence

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man at about 1:14 a.m. this morning on multiple felony domestic violence charges when SVPD officers observed him damaging the tires of a parked vehicle in the 100 block of Toscanini Ave. SVPD officers arrested 59-year-old Bryan Bays for false reporting to law enforcement and criminal damage domestic violence charges that include …

Excessive speed was a factor in rollover accident

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Sierra Vista Police have confirmed that excessive speed was a factor in the single vehicle rollover accident that occurred on Thursday and sent three people to local hospitals. On October 3 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Cochise County Deputy Allison Hadfield clocked a vehicle travelling westbound in excess of 90 miles per hour on Highway 90 Bypass. Hadfield, who was travelling …

Three injured in single vehicle rollover accident

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Multiple local agencies responded to a single vehicle rollover accident near the intersection of Buffalo Soldier Trail and Highway 90 just before noon today, causing injuries to three people. Citizens who stopped at the scene of the accident removed two accident victims from the rolled vehicle and began rendering aid until emergency medical services arrived minutes later. Units from the …

SEACOM agencies see benefits of regional dispatch

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With several subscribers coming on board in 2019, the Southeastern Arizona Communications Center (SEACOM) now provides regional dispatch services to nine agencies that are already seeing benefits from the integrated regional communications center. Established by an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Sierra Vista and Cochise County, SEACOM has steadily increased its membership since going live in July, 2018. The …

Buena grads win #RenewYourBlue contest with electric vehicle

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A team of three Buena High School graduates raced past the competition in the City of Sierra Vista’s #RenewYourBlue Upcycling Contest by earning 272 votes with an extraordinary video entry showing off a blue recycling bin they converted into a working electric-powered vehicle. The team comprised of Evan Archer, Atkin Hyatt, and Charles Penny graduated from Buena High School in …

SVPD conducts Know Your Limit outreach at Oktoberfest

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For the fourth consecutive year, the Sierra Vista Police Department conducted an outreach event as part of the state’s Know Your Limit Program during the City’s annual Oktoberfest event in Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday, September 14, to raise awareness of how little alcohol it takes to reach the legal limit of 0.08. In coordination with the Southeastern Arizona DUI …

City restores popular toilet rebate program

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The City of Sierra Vista will provide a rebate of $50 to $100 for qualifying residents who replace a less efficient toilet with a low-flow model that meets the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program standards. This rejuvenates a popular residential toilet rebate program first launched by the City in 2001. In 2013, the program was expanded through a partnership with …