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

Helping Heather Dinner & Raffle Fundraiser
On Saturday, July 30th, the Sheriff’s Posse cooked a tri-tip dinner for the Helping Heather Dinner & Raffle fundraiser which was held at the American Legion, Post 19.

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:

  • 7/25/2016 - volunteers were called out overnight for traffic control due to storm damage of electric poles on Highway 95.

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of July 2016, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 119

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 177 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 77 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 16
    • Impound releases: 11

Records Department
During the month of July 2016, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2,510
Reports processed for court 163
Victims notifications received 135
Victims notifications attempts 32
Validations 153
Public Records/Report Requests received 232
Public Records/Report Requests completed 263
Local Record Checks received 136
Local Record Checks completed 128
Scanned documents 1,046
Imported documents 1,156
Data entry 281
Jacket consolidations 212

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 July 2016, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offender
  • Confirmed 1 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 20 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 28 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 406 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 10 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of July 2016, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 18 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 18 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 492, of which:

  • 408 were adult males
  • 78 were adult females
  • 5 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 87 are sentenced inmates

Patrol Bureau
During the month of July 2016, the YCSO received an average of 292 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,041

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 40 traffic collisions
    • 1 fatal collision
    • 9 injury collisions
    • 22 non injury collisions
    • 8 private property collisions
  • 96 traffic citations
  • 1 DUI citation
  • 177 traffic incidents
  • 35 traffic repair orders
  • 219 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 16 calls for service and 18 walk-in customers per day during the month of July 2016. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 516 calls for service, of which 156 required a deputy
  • Received 562 walk in customers, of which 159 required a deputy
  • Rolled 37 fingerprints
  • Served 1 set of legal documents
  • Served 1 Order of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 3 Public Records/Report Requests
  • Collected $2,584.08 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of July 2016, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made a total of 6 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 4 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 3
      • 3 for possession of Marijuana
    • Sales Arrests: 1
      • 1 for sale of Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 2 arrests

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 5 adult males
  • 1 adult female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $398.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Marijuana 14.2 g $213.00
Methamphetamine 3.7 g $185.00

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:

  • 22 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items

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