Sunday, March 18, 2018

Drug arrest sparks neighborhood gratitude

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The arrest of a Moon Canyon man who was booked into jail on several drug charges including sale and possession of narcotic drugs last week was much appreciated by residents.
According to Interim Deputy Chief of Police Christopher Long, before the arrest of Thomas Diaz, 45, there had been an ongoing investigation during which time the Police Department received several calls from residents concerned about suspicious activity at the Moon Canyon residence where Diaz was living.
Long said when Diaz was taken into custody last Wednesday, some neighbors cheered and thanked the officers for their work. “I want resid full story (e-subscribers only)

City Hall to stay at county complex for now

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council voted to accept a lease agreement previously approved by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors to allow the city to utilize space at the county complex located on Melody Lane for $4,200 a month for the space.
The lease is a month-to-month lease in which the city or county must provide 30 days’ written notice. The lease agreement is also retroactive back to Nov. 1, 2017.
The $4,200 monthly lease agreement provides for the city to utilize seven offices at a rate of $350 per month per office, which includes furniture, computer equipment, phones and various other items. The lease also li full story (e-subscribers only)

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