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

Yuma County Fair - Kiddie Prints
The YCSO volunteers and Explorers conducted a Kiddie Prints detail during the Yuma County Fair. The Explorers printed a total of 191 kids from April 4th-9th.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
The Sheriff's Office participated in the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29th. A drop off station was set up at the Foothills Substation from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Approximately 130 pounds of unused or expired medications were dropped off at this site.

YMCA Healthy Kids Day
On Saturday, April 29th, the Sheriff’s Office Boat Patrol participated in the YMCA Healthy Kids Day event with a Patrol truck and boat, and water safety equipment. The Boating Deputy also provided information on boating and water safety. The event was held at the YMCA parking lot

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

  • Yuma County Fair - April 4th thru 9th
  • Yuma Territorial Prison Run - April 21st thru 23rd
  • Relay for Life - April 29th


Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 92

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 213 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 111 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 17
    • Impound releases: 15

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

Reports merged 1,912
Reports processed for court 387
Victims notifications received 177
Victims notifications attempts 27
Validations 59
Public Records/Report Requests received 178
Public Records/Report Requests completed 199
Local Record Checks received 165
Local Record Checks completed 113
Scanned documents 1,888
Imported documents 1,934
Data entry 116
Jacket consolidations 53

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 April 2017, the YCSO:

  • Registered 2 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 17 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 19 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 426 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 5 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of April 2017, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 18 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 16 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 412, of which:

  • 341 were adult males
  • 71 were adult females
  • 64 are sentenced inmates


Patrol Bureau
During the month of April 2017, the YCSO received an average of 212 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 6,368

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 72 traffic collisions
    • 20 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 38 non injury collisions
    • 3 non injury collisions alcohol related
    • 10 private property collisions
  • 94 traffic citations
  • 3 DUI citations
  • 135 traffic incidents
  • 70 traffic repair orders
  • 316 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 19 calls for service and 31 walk-in customers per day during the month of April 2017. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 563 calls for service, of which 185 required a deputy
  • Received 924 walk in customers, of which 161 required a deputy
  • Rolled 27 fingerprints
  • Served 3 sets of legal documents
  • Served 5 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 4 criminal history record checks
  • Processed 11 public record/report requests
  • Received 81 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $825.79 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of April 2017, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made a total of 12 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 12 arrests
    • Contraband Arrests: 4
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 1 Heroin
      • 1 Methamphetamine
      • 1 prescription pills
    • Possession Arrests: 6
      • 5 Marijuana
      • 1 Methamphetamine
    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 2
      • 2 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 0

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 7 adult males
  • 5 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $14,127.53 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 4.2 g $294.00
Hashish 12.27 g $613.00
Heroin 2.6 g $130.00
Marijuana 503.75 g $10,050.53
Marijuana wax 4 g $200.00
Methamphetamine 50.8 g $2,540.00
Pills 30 ea $300.00


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:

  • 35 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 1 vehicle


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