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 2014, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

Southwest Jr. High School Heroes Day
On Monday, June 16th, a Sheriff’s Office Motor Officer, Boating Officer and Special Response Team member conducted presentations and static displays for the "Heroes Day" event at Southwest Jr. High School in San Luis, AZ. The officers provided information about their duty assignments and students had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience with their equipment.

Kiddie Prints
On June 21st, the Sheriff's Office Explorers conducted Kiddie Prints at the Immanuel Southern Baptist Church for their Vacation Bible School kick off.

Crime Prevention
On June 26th, Sgt. Ryland Croutch conducted a presentation on Scams and Identity Theft to the Summer Teen Program at the Regional Center for Border Health Training Center in Somerton, AZ.

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:

  • Caballeros de Yuma Territorial River Regatta - June 27, 2014

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of June 2014, the YCSO Civil Department personnel:

  • Rolled 207 fingerprints
  • Received 420 new legal documents/orders of protection
  • Served 264 legal documents/orders of protection

Records Department
During the month of June 2014, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

  • Reports merged
  • 3,124
  • Reports processed for court
  • 352
  • Victims notifications received
  • 198
  • Victims notifications attempts
  • 56
  • Impound notifications
  • 41
  • Impound releases
  • 17
  • Validations
  • 59
  • Requests for records received
  • 166
  • Requests for records completed
  • 168
  • Records checks received
  • 189
  • Records checks completed
  • 189
  • Scanned documents
  • 1,406
  • Imported documents
  • 1,490
  • Data entry
  • 265
  • Jacket consolidations
  • 507

    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 2014, the YCSO:

    • Registered 2 new sex offenders
    • Confirmed 4 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
    • Received 9 sex offender address changes
    • Issued 1 community notification
    • Conducted 45 sex offender compliance checks
    • Tracked a total of 377 sex offenders in Yuma County

    Detention Bureau

    During the month of June 2014, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

    • Processed an average of 20 bookings per day
    • Processed an average of 19 releases per day

    During this period, the average daily inmate population was 544, of which:

    • 473 were adult males
    • 68 were adult females
    • 3 were juvenile males
    • 88 are sentenced inmates

    Patrol Bureau

    During the month of June 2014, the YCSO received an average of 279 calls for service per day.

    Total calls for service: 8,385

    Traffic Related Incidents

    • 38 traffic collisions
      • 10 injury collisions
      • 28 non-injury collisions
    • 300 traffic incidents
    • 145 traffic citations
    • 283 traffic warnings
    • 50 repair orders
    • 7 DUI citations

    Foothills Substation
    The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 22 calls for service and 21 walk-in customers per day during the month of June 2014. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

    • Received 667 calls for service, of which 197 required a deputy
    • Received 623 walk in customers, of which 141 required a deputy
    • Rolled 20 fingerprints
    • Served 13 sets of civil/legal documents
    • Served 4 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
    • Processed 2 Records Checks
    • Processed 2 Public Records/Report Requests
    • Collected $7,402.18 in delinquent personal property taxes

    Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
    During the month of June 2014, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 5 search warrants and made a total of 39 arrests which consisted of the following:

    • Drug Related Offenses: 36 arrests
      • Possession: 35 arrests
        • 2 possession of Heroin
        • 18 possession of Marijuana/Drug Paraphernalia
        • 8 possession of Marijuana
        • 4 possession of Methamphetamine
        • 3 possession of paraphernalia
      • Transportation: 1 arrest
        • 1 transportation of Marijuana
      • Arrest on Warrants: 3 arrests
    • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 3 arrests

    Of the total number persons arrested:

    • 30 were male
    • 9 were female

    Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $933,385.00 and consisted of the following:

    Type of Drugs Amount Seized Street Value
    Heroin 55 g $3,300.00
    Marijuana 1,767 lbs $927,675.00
    Methamphetamine 23.1 g $2,310.00
    Prescription pills 10 ea $100.00

    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:

    • 6 vehicles
    • 6 firearms
    • 76 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
    • $971.00 in U.S. currency

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