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

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:

  • El Toro Bowl - December 2, 2017
  • Foothills Light Parade - December 15th thru 17th
  • Christmas Eve Store Closings at area Walmarts - December 24th


Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 75
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 585 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 135 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 33
    • Impound releases: 24

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

Reports merged 2,775
Reports processed for court 337
Victims notifications received 154
Validations 72
Public Records/Report Requests completed 179
Local Record Checks completed 122
Scanned documents 1,819
Imported documents 1,847
Data entry 65
Jacket consolidations 58

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 December 2017, the YCSO:

  • Registered 1 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 15 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 45 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 430 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 11 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of December 2017, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 15 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 15 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 414, of which:

  • 349 were adult males
  • 59 were adult females
  • 6 were juvenile males
  • 60 are sentenced inmates
A total of 472 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 363 were adult males
  • 109 were adult females

A total of 479 inmates were released, of which:

  • 367 were adult males
  • 112 were adult females


Patrol Bureau
During the month of December 2017, the YCSO received an average of 305 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,457

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 92 traffic collisions
    • 1 fatal collision
    • 1 fatal collision alcohol related
    • 19 injury collisions
    • 58 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 12 private property collisions
  • 114 traffic citations
  • 8 DUI citations
  • 322 traffic incidents
  • 205 traffic repair orders
  • 357 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 17 calls for service and 18 walk-in customers per day during the month of December 2017. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 525 calls for service, of which 174 required a deputy
  • Received 566 walk in customers, of which 170 required a deputy
  • Rolled 29 fingerprints
  • Served 1 set of legal documents
  • Served 4 Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Processed 1 records check
  • Processed 14 public record/report requests
  • Received 71 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $1,126.92 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of December 2017, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made 15 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 14 arrests

    • Contraband Arrests: 2
      • 2 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 5
      • 4 Marijuana
      • 1 Methamphetamine
    • Sales Arrests: 6
      • 2 Marijuana
      • 2 Methamphetamine
      • 2 prescription pills
    • Transportation Arrests: 1
      • Methamphetamine

  • Non Drug Related Offenses: 1
    • Traffic arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 8 adult males
  • 7 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $800,003.20 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Heroin .45 g $32.00
Marijuana 15.25 lbs $12,500.00
Marijuana Wax .8 lbs $5,000.00
Methamphetamine 18,808.53 g $752,341.20
Prescription pills 3,013 pills $30,130.00


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:

  • 39 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 1 vehicle
  • 3 firearms

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