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 March 2017, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

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

  • Midnight at the Oasis - March 3rd thru 5th
  • 54th Annual MCAS Yuma Airshow - March 18th


Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of March 2017, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 102

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 274 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 140 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 30
    • Impound releases: 25

Records Department
During the month of March 2017, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 1,699
Reports processed for court 315
Victims notifications received 241
Victims notifications attempts 36
Validations 100
Public Records/Report Requests received 338
Public Records/Report Requests completed 322
Local Record Checks received 98
Local Record Checks completed 107
Scanned documents 2,162
Imported documents 2,698
Data entry 921
Jacket consolidations 24

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 March 2017, the YCSO:

  • Registered 1 new sex offender
  • Confirmed 3 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 21 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 3 community notifications
  • Conducted 27 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 424 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 4 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of March 2017, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 20 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 20 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 400, of which:

  • 337 were adult males
  • 63 were adult females
  • 75 are sentenced inmates


Patrol Bureau
During the month of March 2017, the YCSO received an average of 222 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 6,893

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 105 traffic collisions
    • 1 fatal collision
    • 26 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 56 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 20 private property collisions
  • 118 traffic citations
  • 4 DUI citations
  • 247 traffic incidents
  • 119 traffic repair orders
  • 311 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 21 calls for service and 34 walk-in customers per day during the month of March 2017. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 647 calls for service, of which 202 required a deputy
  • Received 1,053 walk in customers, of which 257 required a deputy
  • Rolled 57 fingerprints
  • Served 3 sets of legal documents
  • Served 7 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 24 public record/report requests
  • Received 77 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $1,776.14 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of March 2017, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 3 search warrants and made a total of 29 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 28 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 24
      • 19 Marijuana
      • 1 Methamphetamine
      • 4 paraphernalia
    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 3
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 2 Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 1
      • 1 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 1
    • Arrest on warrant

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 22 adult males
  • 7 adult female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $109,254.85 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine .7 g $49.00
Fentanyl 1 patch $60.00
Marijuana 107.79 g $1,616.85
Methamphetamine 2,136.18 g $106,809.00
Pills 72 ea $720.00


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:

  • 82 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • $594.00 in U.S. currency
  • 1 vehicle
  • 1 firearm


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