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 June 2018, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

City of Yuma Come Out and Play Day
On Saturday, June 2nd, the Sheriff's Office Boating Officers participated in the City of Yuma Come Out and Play Day event with static displays, water safety information, and demonstrations on personal flotation devices. The event was held at the Valley Aquatic Center.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
On June 15th, Sheriff's Office Volunteers participated in the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event with a booth providing information on the "Are You OK?" Program, crime prevention, and scams targeting the elderly. The event was sponsored by the Catholic Community Services Senior Nutrition Program and held at the Northend Community Center.

Home Security Checks
During the month of June, the YCSO Posse, Search and Rescue, and volunteers were busy checking on homes of winter visitors who are gone for the summer.

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 87
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 331 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 134 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 28
    • Impound releases: 21

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

Reports merged 2,008
Reports processed for court 297
Victims notifications received 281
Validations 91
Public Records/Report Requests completed 263
Local Record Checks completed 370
Scanned documents 2,416
Imported documents 1,729
Data entry 237
Jacket consolidations 243

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 June 2018, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 2 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 13 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 36 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 442 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 8 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of June 2018, 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 453, of which:

  • 377 were adult males
  • 72 were adult females
  • 4 were juvenile males
  • 71 are sentenced inmates
A total of 528 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 407 were adult males
  • 121 were adult females

A total of 534 inmates were released, of which:

  • 411 were adult males
  • 123 were adult females

Patrol Bureau
During the month of June 2018, the YCSO received an average of 332 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,951

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 61 traffic collisions
    • 15 injury collisions
    • 36 non injury collisions
    • 3 non injury collisions alcohol related
    • 7 private property collisions
  • 111 traffic citations
  • 3 DUI citations
  • 309 traffic incidents
  • 93 traffic repair orders
  • 274 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 18 calls for service and 23 walk-in customers per day during the month of June 2018. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 534 calls for service, of which 149 required a deputy
  • Received 675 walk in customers, of which 189 required a deputy
  • Rolled 26 fingerprints
  • Served 1 set of civil/legal documents
  • Served 4 Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Processed 1 criminal history record check
  • Processed 8 public record/report requests
  • Received 69 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $641.16 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of June 2018, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made 36 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 37 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 32
      • 30 Marijuana
      • 2 drug paraphernalia
    • Sales Arrests: 3
      • 1 Marijuana
      • 2 Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 2
      • 2 Methamphetamine

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 21 adult males
  • 14 adult females
  • 2 juvenile females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $167,726.45 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 1.7 g $85
Heroin .6 g $30.00
Marijuana 4,901.99 g $98,039.80
Methamphetamine 1,985.19 g $69,481.65
Prescription pills 6 pills $90.00

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:

  • 126 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 1 vehicle
  • $669.00 in U.S. currency

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