Council accepts Operation Stonegarden grant for SVPD

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The Sierra Vista City Council approved the acceptance of an Operation Stonegarden grant totaling nearly $100,000 to support the Sierra Vista Police Department’s efforts to assist federal agencies with border security. Provided by the Arizona Department of Homeland Security, the grant covers $83,913 for overtime and full employee related expenses and $12,460 for mileage. State and local agencies participating in …

City launches Emergency Home Repair Program

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Homeowners living in substandard housing conditions can now apply for emergency repairs under a City of Sierra Vista program funded by Community Development Block Grant dollars. The Emergency Home Repair Program is open to owner-occupied Sierra Vista households that meet Department of Housing and Urban Development low and moderate-income qualifications. Eligible repairs are limited to issues affecting habitability of the …

Suspected load driver arrested after crashing vehicle, striking bicyclist

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a suspected load driver today on multiple charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon*, aggravated assault, burglary, criminal trespass, and kidnapping after he crashed his vehicle and fled on foot in the area of North Lenzner Avenue and East Tacoma Street. Shortly after 10 a.m. today, SVPD was notified of a possible fast-moving …

Police arrest local man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man today on six counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after receiving information that illicit images were transferred online via a Sierra Vista area internet protocol (IP) address. SVPD detectives arrested 73-year-old Sierra Vista resident Mark Snyder-Stonebraker on Wednesday, March 30, after serving a search warrant at a residence in the …

Big and small street projects get underway this spring

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With warmer weather creating conditions ripe for paving, crews are getting started on annual street maintenance and two other significant street projects in Sierra Vista this spring. The City typically conducts its planned annual street maintenance project each spring when temperatures are ideal for asphalt work and the summer rains have yet to arrive. That’s true again this year, with …

Council approves utility easement for EMS substation

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The Sierra Vista City Council approved a utility easement for Arizona Water to provide services to an Emergency Medical Services substation under construction on the northeast corner of Buffalo Solider Trail and 7th Street at Thursday’s regular council meeting. The substation will provide quick back up for the Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services EMS crew on Fort Huachuca, improve …

Police arrest local man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on six counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after receiving information that illicit images were transferred online via a Sierra Vista area internet protocol (IP) address. SVPD detectives arrested 39-year-old Raymond Holguin on Wednesday, March 23, after serving search warrants on his person, his vehicle, and a residence where he …

Task force makes one DUI arrest in St. Patrick’s Day detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one DUI arrest during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Thursday, March 17, due to St. Patrick’s Day. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Tombstone Marshall’s Office, Bisbee Police Department, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the …

Help keep Sierra Vista clean this spring

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As we welcome the official start of spring on Sunday, we also know to expect some windy days when it’s easy for litter to be carried near and far. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to not only spruce up around your own properties but also to help keep your community clean this spring! 1. Bag and tie your trash …