Saturday, April 25, 2015

Animal Hospital building owner changes locks

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer 
Cochise Animal Hospital closed its doors suddenly at the beginning of April after the building owner changed the locks on the veterinarian who was running the business.
According to retired veterinarian Dr. Charles Baney, he changed the locks on the building after not receiving any payments for several months from the veterinarian who was occupying the space. Baney said, “I changed the locks because he had not been paying the bills.” 
Baney said he is working on getting another veterinarian in the space and hopes the animal hospital will reopen in about 30 days. Baney also said all the animal records are sti ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Bisbee officer involved in deadly shooting

 By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
A Bisbee Police Officer was involved in a deadly shooting around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning in the field near Safeway after encountering an armed suspect.
According to information provided by Carol Capas, spokeswoman for the Cochise County Sheriff’s Department, a woman went to the Bisbee Police Department around 8:49 Wednesday morning to report that a man was being aggressive toward her and was banging on her car windows and hitting  her car in the Safeway parking lot reportedly over a parking issue.
Capas said Bisbee Police officers went to the Safeway parking lot to look for the suspect. The suspect was locat ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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