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

Blue Mass
On Sunday, September 11th, the YCSO Color Guard participated in the Blue Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. YCSO personnel attended this event which was hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council #9378.

City of San Luis Safety Event
On Wednesday, September 28th, the YCSO participated in the City of San Luis 8th Annual Safety Event with an information booth and static displays including a Sheriff’s Office Patrol truck, Jet boat, DUI Motor Unit, DUI vehicle, Bearcat, Search and Rescue vehicle, and Mounted Posse.

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 132

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 376 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 128 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 18
    • Impound releases: 14

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

Reports merged 1,283
Reports processed for court 180
Victims notifications received 196
Victims notifications attempts 55
Validations 153
Public Records/Report Requests received 194
Public Records/Report Requests completed 213
Local Record Checks received 105
Local Record Checks completed 105
Scanned documents 3,065
Imported documents 1,903
Data entry 1,403
Jacket consolidations 126

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 September 2016, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 37 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 20 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 411 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 7 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of September 2016, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 20 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 21 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 417, of which:

  • 356 were adult males
  • 58 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 63 are sentenced inmates

Patrol Bureau
During the month of September 2016, the YCSO received an average of 299 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 8,968

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 53 traffic collisions
    • 16 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 35 non injury collisions
    • 1 private property collisions
  • 106 traffic citations
  • 5 DUI citations
  • 140 traffic incidents
  • 61 traffic repair orders
  • 278 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 18 calls for service and 15 walk-in customers per day during the month of September 2016. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 534 calls for service, of which 190 required a deputy
  • Received 459 walk in customers, of which 149 required a deputy
  • Rolled 18 fingerprints
  • Served 8 sets of legal documents
  • Served 2 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 11 Public Records/Report Requests
  • Collected $4,700.88 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of September 2016, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 4 search warrants and made a total of 11 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 11 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 6
      • 3 for possession of Methamphetamine
      • 3 for possession of drug paraphernalia
    • Sales Arrests: 4
      • 1 for sales of Heroin
      • 3 for sales of Methamphetamine
    • Cultivation Arrests: 1
      • 1 for cultivation of Marijuana

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 9 adult males
  • 2 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $10,603.20 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Heroin 3.21 g $224.70
Marijuana 73.5 g $1,102.50
Marijuana plants 12 plants $500.00
Methamphetamine 161.2 g $8,060.00
Prescription pills 2 ea $20.00
THC Wax 17.4 g $696.00

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:

  • $638.00 in U.S. currency
  • 2 firearms
  • 1 vehicle
  • 40 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items

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