DUI Enforcement & Saturation Patrol


The San Luis Police Department will be conducting a DUI Enforcement Detail and (STEP) Traffic Enforcement Detail as part of the 2018 holiday season. The details will start on December 26th, 2018 till December 31st, 2018 in efforts to detect, stop, and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers and conduct traffic enforcement activities to promote safe and attentive driving. Funding for these special details is provided through a grant awarded by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. These funds help the San Luis Police Department to increase the number of officers on patrol throughout the City of San Luis with the goal of significantly minimizing the number of traffic related incidents. The San Luis Police Department would like to encourage all residents of the City of San Luis and visiting citizens to be safe and conscious drivers this holiday season. If you plan to drink alcoholic beverages, please use a designated sober driver.

SLPD investigates Fatal Accident


Today at 0451 hours, officers from the San Luis Police Department responded to a two-vehicle collision at 10th Avenue and Los Alamos Street. The vehicles were identified as a blue 2007 Pontiac, driven by Brian Silva-Lopez, and a red 1998 Chevrolet Corvette, driven by Marco Bustamante-Grimaldi, both drivers are residents of San Luis, Arizona. At the time of the collision, the blue Pontiac was traveling northbound on 10th Avenue, when the red Corvette, which was traveling westbound on Los Alamos Street, was struck by the Pontiac in a T-bone manner. As a result of the collision, one fatality was sustained and one arrest has been made. At this time, there is an ongoing investigation still being conducted. Brian Silva-Lopez was booked into the Yuma County Adult Detention Center under charges of driving under the influence and 2nd Degree Murder and is being held on a $100,000 cash bond. The San Luis Police Department would like to remind our residents and visitors to be attentive to all traffic laws and road conditions during this busy holiday season.

San Luis Homicide Update


At this point the medical examinations of both deceased subjects have been concluded, and the homicide victim has been identified as Vicente Castro-Martinez, a resident of Gadsden, Arizona and the homicide suspect as Gilberto Flores, a resident of San Luis, Arizona. The San Luis Police Department continues to investigate the incident and has identified this as an isolated incident with no other public safety concerns to the community.

DUI Enforcement & Saturation Patrol


The San Luis Police Department will be conducting a DUI Enforcement Detail and (STEP) Traffic Enforcement Detail as part of the 2018 holiday season. The details will start on December 19th, 2018 till December 23th, 2018 in efforts to detect, stop, and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers and conduct traffic enforcement activities to promote safe and attentive driving. Funding for these special details is provided through a grant awarded by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. These funds help the San Luis Police Department to increase the number of officers on patrol throughout the City of San Luis with the goal of significantly minimizing the number of traffic related incidents. The San Luis Police Department would like to encourage all residents of the City of San Luis and visiting citizens to be safe and conscious drivers this holiday season. If you plan to drink alcoholic beverages, please use a designated sober driver.

SLPD Conducts Homicide Investigation


Today at approximately 0617 hours, police officers from the San Luis Police Department responded to Rachel Dodge Court located at the Avenue F residential district in reference to shots fired. When officers arrived, they confronted a male subject that fired gun shots at the officers. One officer returned fire striking the subject, who then took his own life from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A separate deceased person that is believed to have been murdered, was found in a separate location in the same residential district, and is currently under investigation possibly related to this incident. The San Luis Police Department is continuing their investigation involving both related incidents and will provide incident updates as further investigation becomes available. The San Luis Police Department is requesting for citizens that may have further information relating to this investigation to contact the San Luis Police Department at 928-341-2420.

DUI Enforcement & Saturation Patrol


The San Luis Police Department will be conducting a DUI Enforcement Detail and (STEP) Traffic Enforcement Detail as part of the 2018 holiday season. The details will start on the December 12th, 2018 till December 15th, 2018 in efforts to detect, stop, and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers and conduct traffic enforcement activities to promote safe and attentive driving.

Funding for these special details is provided through a grant awarded by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. These funds help the San Luis Police Department to increase the number of officers on patrol throughout the City of San Luis with the goal of significantly minimizing the number of traffic related incidents.

The San Luis Police Department would like to encourage all residents of the City of San Luis and visiting citizens to be safe and conscious drivers this holiday season. If you plan to drink alcoholic beverages, please use a designated sober driver.

Illegal Trash Dumping still a Concern


The San Luis Police Department has experienced a rise of illegal dumping of trash occurring in the surrounding areas of our city and is asking the community to report any occurrences in order to avoid any potential hazards or accumulating trash that could affect the city’s image.

We would like to remind the community that dumping trash on public and private property is a violation of Arizona State law, which may potentially lead to an arrest.

The San Luis Police Department is committed to the health and safety of our community and is our mission to work in partnership with our community to enhance the quality of life and provide a safe environment.

For any information of any illegal dumping please call at the San Luis Police Department at 928-341-2420.

DUI Enforcement & Saturation Patrol


The San Luis Police Department will be conducting a DUI Enforcement Detail and (STEP) Traffic Enforcement Detail as part of the 2018 holiday season. The details will start on the December 5, 2018 till December 8th, 2018 in efforts to detect, stop, and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers and conduct traffic enforcement activities to promote safe and attentive driving.

Funding for these special details is provided through a grant awarded by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. These funds help the San Luis Police Department to increase the number of officers on patrol throughout the City of San Luis with the goal of significantly minimizing the number of traffic related incidents.

The San Luis Police Department would like to encourage all residents of the City of San Luis and visiting citizens to be safe and conscious drivers this holiday season. If you plan to drink alcoholic beverages, please use a designated sober driver.

 

Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awards $32,000.00 to SLPD


San Luis, AZ – The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded the San Luis Police Department (SLPD) $32,000.00 in grants for fiscal year 2019. This grant will allow the department to enhance DUI Alcohol Enforcement and Selective Traffic Enforcement.

The SLPD obtained $17,000 to enhance our DUI Alcohol Enforcement effort throughout the City of San Luis. The personnel services and materials and supplies awarded through this grant will allow patrol officers to focus on impaired drivers during busy holiday seasons and try to make the roadways as safe as possible.

In addition, the SLPD also obtained funds in the amount of $15,000 to focus on Selective Traffic Enforcement. The personnel services awarded through this grant will allow officers to patrol the areas were speeding and aggressive driving has been reported.

The San Luis Police Department, through the help of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, has been able to continue to reduce serious injuries and deaths by arresting impaired drivers and enforce traffic laws during the holidays and long weekends. This year’s award will allow the SLPD to increase its enforcement within our jurisdiction.

Thanksgiving Weekend Detail


The San Luis Police Department will be conducting a DUI Enforcement Detail and (STEP) Traffic Enforcement Detail from Thanksgiving weekend November 21st, 2018 till November 24th, 2018 in efforts to detect, stop, and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers and conduct traffic enforcement activities to promote safe and attentive driving.

Funding for these special details is provided through a grant awarded by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. These funds help the San Luis Police Department to increase the number of officers on patrol throughout the City of San Luis with the goal of significantly minimizing the number of traffic related incidents.

The San Luis Police Department would like to encourage all residents of the City of San Luis and visiting citizens to be safe and conscious drivers this Thanksgiving weekend. If you plan to drink alcoholic beverages, please use a designated sober driver.