Community Information Bulletin
The following information is provided in an effort to keep the citizens of Yuma County informed of monthly activities and statistics for the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.


Community Events
During the month of April 2018, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
The Sheriff’s Office participated in the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28th. A drop off station was set up at the Foothills Substation from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Approximately 130 pounds of unused or expired medications were dropped off at this site.

Security, Traffic or Crowd Control
In addition to the above listed events, YCSO deputies, reserve deputies and/or volunteer units provided security, traffic or crowd control for the following events:

  • Yuma County Fair - April 3rd-8th
  • Yuma Territorial Prison Run - April 20th-22nd
  • Orange Grove Elementary School Bike Rodeo - April 25th
  • Relay for Life Walk-A-Thon - April 28th


Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of April 2018, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 164
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 200 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 111 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 27
    • Impound releases: 30

Records Department
During the month of April 2018, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 1,641
Reports processed for court 278
Victims notifications received 330
Validations 126
Public Records/Report Requests completed 286
Local Record Checks completed 93
Scanned documents 1,816
Imported documents 1,763
Data entry 29
Jacket consolidations 55

Sex Offenders
The YCSO is responsible for registering sex offenders who reside in Yuma County. This includes new registrations, address changes and/or updates, and confirming offenders that have moved out of the area. During the month of April 2018, the YCSO:

  • Registered 8 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 2 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 21 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 61 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 440 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 12 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of April 2018, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 18 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 19 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 479, of which:

  • 393 were adult males
  • 82 were adult females
  • 4 were juvenile males
  • 65 are sentenced inmates
A total of 551 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 428 were adult males
  • 122 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male

A total of 568 inmates were released, of which:

  • 437 were adult males
  • 129 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males


Patrol Bureau
During the month of April 2018, the YCSO received an average of 321 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,629

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 67 traffic collisions
    • 15 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 37 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 13 private property collisions
  • 105 traffic citations
  • 6 DUI citations
  • 215 traffic incidents
  • 137 traffic repair orders
  • 349 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 12 calls for service and 36 walk-in customers per day during the month of April 2018. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 353 calls for service, of which 99 required a deputy
  • Received 1,071 walk in customers, of which 200 required a deputy
  • Rolled 36 fingerprints
  • Served 4 legal documents/orders of protection
  • Served 1 Order of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 6 public record/report requests
  • Received 83 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $579.21 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of April 2018, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 3 search warrants and made 33 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 32 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 29
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 1 Heroin
      • 24 Marijuana
      • 2 Methamphetamine
      • 1 Prescription pills
    • Sales Arrests: 3
      • 3 Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 5
      • 1 Marijuana
      • 4 Methamphetamine
  • Non Drug Related Offenses: 1 arrest
    • 1 arrest on warrant

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 25 adult males
  • 8 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $28,192.40 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 1.8 g $100.00
Heroin 1.68 $60.00
Marijuana 380 g $7,600.00
Methamphetamine 428.31 g $17,132.40
Prescription pills 318 pills $3,180.00
THC Wax 2.6 g $120.00

Non-Drug Seizures
In addition to drug seizures, YCNTF officers also seize assets that were either instruments or proceeds of the criminal activity, as well as paraphernalia items. During this period YCNTF officers seized:

  • 91 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 3 firearms
  • $360.00 in U.S. currency

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