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 May 2024, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office participated in the following community events:

47th Annual Peace Officer Memorial Service

On May 15, 2024, Sheriff's Office personnel and Posse members attended the 47th Annual Peace Officer Memorial Service to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the Yuma area community.


Administration Bureau


Civil Department

During the month of May 2024, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:
  • Fingerprinting: 141
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 445 legal documents for service
    • Served 264 legal documents

Records Department

During the month of May 2024, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2,531
Reports processed for court 404
Victim notifications received 266
Impounded vehicles 1
Impound releases 9
Validations 105
Public Records Requests completed 421
Local Record Checks completed 144
Scanned/Imported documents 4,687
Data entry 1,335
Jacket consolidations 65

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 May 2024, the YCSO:
  • Registered 2 new offenders
  • Confirmed 12 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 55 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 6 community notifications
  • Conducted 49 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 322 sex offenders currently living in Yuma County

    • Pending Level assessment: 1
    • Level 1: 179
    • Level 2: 81
    • Level 3: 61
  • Tracked 8 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
 

Detention Bureau

During the month of May 2024, the average daily inmate population was 401, of which:
  • 330 were adult males
  • 71 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male
  • 43 are sentenced inmates

During this period, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

  • Processed an average of 14 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 13 releases per day

A total of 423 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 315 were adult males
  • 107 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male

A total of 414 inmates were released, of which:

  • 313 were adult males
  • 99 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
 

Patrol Bureau

During the month of May 2024, the YCSO received an average of 356 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 11,028 (YTD: 58,480)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 58 traffic collisions
    • 1 fatal collisions (YTD: 8)
    • 0 fatal collisions alcohol related (YTD: 0)
    • 12 injury collisions (YTD: 115)
    • 1 injury collisions alcohol related (YTD: 3)
    • 31 non injury collisions (YTD: 263)
    • 2 non injury collisions alcohol related (YTD: 11)
    • 11 private property collisions (YTD: 73)
  • 200 traffic citations (YTD: 703)
  • 6 DUI citations (YTD: 26)
  • 155 traffic incidents (YTD: 947)
  • 87 traffic repair orders (YTD: 564)
  • 380 traffic warnings (YTD: 1,587)

Foothills Substation

The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 9 walk-in customers per day (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays) during the month of May 2024. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel processed the following:

Vacation notifications 107
Public Records Requests received 7
Public Records Requests completed 0
Local Record Checks received 0
Local Record Checks completed 0
Orders of Protection received 1
Orders of Protection served 0
Civil documents received 6
Civil documents served 2
Fingerprints 10
Notary Public 2
Tax payments received 0


Communications Department (Dispatch)

The YCSO Communications Department not only dispatches for the Sheriff’s Office, but they also dispatch calls for the Yuma County Animal Control, Wellton Police Department, Tacna Fire Department, Martinez Lake Fire Department, and Tri-Valley Ambulance.

During the month of May 2024, the YCSO Communications handled a total of 11,795 phone calls which consisted of the following:

  • 911 calls: 2,405
  • Admin calls: 7,610
  • Outgoing calls: 1,780

During this same period, the YCSO Communications dispatched a total of 11,666 computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls as follows:

  • YCSO: 11,196
  • Other agencies: 470

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force

During the month of May 2024, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 11 arrests which consisted of the following:
  • Drug Related Offenses: 16 (some arrests had multiple charges)

    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 8
      • 4 Fentanyl
      • 3 Methamphetamine
      • 1 Xanax
    • Possession Arrests: 8
      • 2 Drug Paraphernalia
      • 1 Fentanyl
      • 3 Methamphetamine
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 1 Weapon

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 6 males
  • 5 females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $200,500.40 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Fentanyl 38,262 pills $191,310.00
LSD 3 tablets $30.00
Methamphetamine 447.67 grams $8,953.40
Prescription Pills 69 pills $207.00

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:

  • $1,610.00 in U.S Currency
  • 1 firearm
  • 14 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
 

Yuma County Sheriff’s Office League of Volunteers

During the month of May 2024, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office League of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 290.5hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 142
Explorers 42
Posse 19
Reserve Deputies 50.5
Search and Rescue 37

Events & Call-Outs

Call-Outs: Some of the call-outs that the SOLV members worked during the month of May were as follows:

  • Volunteers: 1 call out for traffic control at a fatality collision.
  • Volunteers: 1 call out for traffic control at a wildfire.

Events: Some of the events that the SOLV members participated in during the month of May were as follows:

  • 47th Annual Peace Officer Memorial Service - May 15th

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:
  • There were no events during the month of May.
 

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