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

Neighborhood Watch Presentation
On Wednesday, August 31st, Sgt. Ryland Croutch conducted a Neighborhood Watch presentation to residents of the 10700 block of E. 37th Street in the Foothills area. A total of 17 residents attended the presentation.

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:

  • 8/30/2016 - Primary Election Vote Centers

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 166

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 554 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 89 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 22
    • Impound releases: 16

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

Reports merged 2,634
Reports processed for court 302
Victims notifications received 219
Victims notifications attempts 58
Validations 153
Public Records/Report Requests received 233
Public Records/Report Requests completed 264
Local Record Checks received 161
Local Record Checks completed 160
Scanned documents 1,959
Imported documents 2,624
Data entry 335
Jacket consolidations 244

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 August 2016, the YCSO:

  • Registered 2 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 2 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 29 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 408 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 7 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of August 2016, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 19 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 20 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 472, of which:

  • 392 were adult males
  • 75 were adult females
  • 4 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 93 are sentenced inmates

Patrol Bureau
During the month of August 2016, the YCSO received an average of 302 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,349

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 40 traffic collisions
    • 16 injury collisions
    • 31 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 7 private property collisions
  • 78 traffic citations
  • 4 DUI citations
  • 184 traffic incidents
  • 68 traffic repair orders
  • 243 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 17 calls for service and 16 walk-in customers per day during the month of August 2016. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 537 calls for service, of which 170 required a deputy
  • Received 503 walk in customers, of which 142 required a deputy
  • Rolled 36 fingerprints
  • Served 2 sets of legal documents
  • Served 5 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 1 Local Record Check
  • Processed 4 Public Records/Report Requests
  • Collected $822.44 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of August 2016, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) made a total of 8 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 5 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 5
      • 4 for possession of Marijuana
      • 1 for possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 3 arrests
    • 2 arrests on warrants
    • 1 traffic related arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 7 adult males
  • 1 adult female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $1,220.55 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Marijuana 38.87 g $583.05
Methamphetamine 12.75 g $637.50

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:

  • 13 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items

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