Task force makes three DUI arrests in Rex Allen Days detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in Willcox on Saturday, Oct. 6, due to the Rex Allen Days weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department and Willcox Police Department. In addition to the three misdemeanor DUI arrests, the detail resulted in the following: 78 stops or …

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Sierra Vista, AZ. 10/05/18. Since 1981, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, shining light—in this case, purple light—on a difficult topic that affects millions of people from every race, religion, and social status. To bring attention to Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Sierra Vista Police Department replaced building’s exterior lighting to cast a purple glow during …

Residents invited to run or walk with shelter dogs

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center invites runners and walkers to let some of the shelter’s high energy dogs tag along as they rack up miles from Monday, Oct. 1, through Monday, Dec. 31, for Running with Paws. The shelter hosts Running with Paws each year to encourage community members to walk or run with the shelter’s dogs, which …

SVPD tightens enforcement for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Sierra Vista Police Department will conduct heightened enforcement and public awareness of passenger safety laws in support of National Child Passenger Safety Week from Sunday, Sept. 23, through Saturday, Sept. 29. Police officers will exercise zero tolerance of child restraint and seat belt violations during Child Passenger Safety Week. Officers will focus on enhanced enforcement of the following laws: …

SVPD hosts “Know Your Limit” DUI outreach at Oktoberfest

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For the third straight year, the Sierra Vista Police Department conducted DUI outreach at the City’s annual Oktoberfest event in Veterans Memorial Park to raise awareness of just how little alcohol it takes to reach the legal blood alcohol content limit of 0.08 The outreach was conducted as part of the Know Your Limit Program, sponsored by the Arizona Governor’s …

SVPD reminds residents to secure homes, vehicles

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In light of a recent uptick in reported vehicle burglaries, the Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind residents to always ensure their homes and vehicles are properly secured when left unattended. Reports of recent vehicle burglaries have been focused in the area of Sherbundy Street in the west side of Sierra Vista. In most cases, the burglaries involved …

Less-adoptable pets available at a discount in September

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will offer reduced adoption fees for less-adoptable pets throughout the month of September. From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, dogs and cats of certain breeds, colors, ages, and circumstances will be available for adoption at a $25 discount. That brings the fee down to $50 for qualifying dogs and $25 for eligible cats. …

Submit nominations for Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards

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The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission will once again honor area residents and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts and humanities in Sierra Vista and the nomination period is now open. The 2018 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 27, at the community room inside the student union on Cochise College’s …

Labor Day holiday closures

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Most City facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The Cove will only be open from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. for Open Swim on Monday. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Tuesday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 5. There will be no special pickups available on Wednesday. …