Friday, April 10, 2020

City to redefine sales tax increase request

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
After discussion back and forth and some confusion regarding the use of funds if voters approved a sales tax increase the council and the city manager decided it would be best to bring back two separate resolutions regarding possible sales tax increase requests to put before the voters.
Bisbee Mayor David Smith said there was some misconception about the sales tax increase request. The resolution presented to council Tuesday night stated, “this resolution will authorize the submission of a proposition for consideration by the voters in the General Election of November 3, 2020, authorizing Mayor and Council to full story (e-subscribers only)

Pursuit ends with damaged vehicle and suspect jailed

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
A California man was booked into the Cochise County Jail on felony charges following a high-speed pursuit through Bisbee Saturday night.
Angelo Adams, 27 of Compton Calif., was booked into jail charged with fleeing pursuing law enforcement vehicle, aggravated assault on a peace officer on duty and resisting arrest, after he led local law enforcement on a high-speed chase on Highway 92 from Hereford to the Roundabout in Bisbee.
According to Deputy Chief of Police Christopher Long, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office requested back up from Bisbee Police around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night with a vehicle pursuit. L full story (e-subscribers only)

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