Local woman riding bicycle dies in collision with car

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

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 …

Thursday evening crashes send 3 to hospital

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

Two collisions occurring within 20 minutes of each other sent three people to the Canyon Vista Medical Center on Thursday night, including a Sierra Vista motorcyclist who was later flown to Tucson for further treatment. The first crash occurred just before 7:00 p.m. at Fry Boulevard and Lenzner Avenue. A Kia SUV driven by 26-year-old Fort Huachuca resident Tia Allaire …

Presidents’ Day holiday closures

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Feb. 18, and Tuesday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday, Feb. 19. No special pickups will be available on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday trash pickups will be unaffected by the holiday.

Task force makes six DUI arrests in Super Bowl detail

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made six DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Sunday, Feb. 2, due to Super Bowl Sunday. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Bisbee Police Department, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. The detail resulted in the following: 102 traffic stops …

Youth Arts Festival set for Feb. 22

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Area families are invited to attend a free, fun-filled day celebrating art during the Youth Arts Festival at Cochise College’s Sierra Vista campus, located at 901 Colombo Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In its sixth year, the Youth Arts Festival will feature a variety of live performances, engaging activities, and projects that will result …

What is considered drug paraphernalia

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

A local citizen recently contacted the Sierra Vista Police Department to inquire about what is considered drug paraphernalia and how parents or grandparents may be able to recognize it when they see it. The citizen had seen several recent arrests for possession of drug paraphernalia noted in an SVPD incident report and wanted to learn more. “While the state’s legal …

Refuse and recycling changes take effect March 1

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The City of Sierra Vista’s residential refuse rate will increase on March 1 and private haulers will soon offer curbside recycling service within the City, following final votes by the City Council on Thursday. The rate increase of 15 percent equates to $2.58 per month for a 65 gallon trash bin or $2.95 per month for a 95 gallon trash …

Controlled burns set to start at EOP next week

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The City of Sierra Vista Public Works Department will conduct controlled burns at the Environmental Operations Park beginning as early as Tuesday, Jan. 28, and continuing for several weeks, based on weather conditions. The burns will be conducted on weekdays, starting in the morning and lasting until about noon each day. The precise schedule will depend on weather conditions and updates …

Meth was a factor in deadly head-on collision in November

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

Autopsy results show that the driver of a vehicle who caused a deadly head-on collision on Highway 90 near Airport Road on Nov. 26, 2019, had a high level of methamphetamine in her blood at the time of the crash. The driver who caused the collision, 40-year-old Whetstone resident Lisa Martinez, had been traveling south on Highway 90 near Airport …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday closures

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Jan. 21, and Tuesday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday, Jan. 22. There will be no changes to trash pickups on Thursday or Friday. Special pickups will be unavailable on Wednesday, Jan. 22.