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.

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of June 2021, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 67
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 375 legal documents for service
    • Served 289 legal documents

Records Department
During the month of June 2021, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2039
Reports processed for court 339
Victims notifications received 229
Impounded vehicles 1
Impound releases 8
Validations 0
Public Records/Report Requests completed 288
Local Record Checks completed 144
Scanned/imported documents 2827
Data entry 374
Jacket consolidations 99

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 June 2021, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 20 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 4 community notifications
  • Conducted 47 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 276 sex offenders currently living in Yuma County
    • Pending Level assessment: 4
    • Level 1: 153
    • Level 2: 56
    • Level 3: 63
  • Tracked 11 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of June 2021, the average daily inmate population was 459, of which:
  • 380 were adult males
  • 76 were adult females
  • 3 were juvenile males
  • 36 are sentenced inmates

During this period, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

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

A total of 415 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 318 were adult males
  • 97 were adult females

A total of 415 inmates were released, of which:

  • 318 were adult males
  • 97 were adult females
Patrol Bureau
During the month of June 2021, the YCSO received an average of 270 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 8,110 (YTD: 51,384)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 71 traffic collisions
    • 2 fatal collisions (YTD: 6)
    • 17 injury collisions (YTD: 101)
    • 0 injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 5)
    • 41 non injury collisions (YTD: 274)
    • 3 non injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 7)
    • 8 private property collisions (YTD: 81)
  • 73 traffic citations (YTD: 355)
  • 1 DUI citation (YTD: 10)
  • 155 traffic incidents (YTD: 1,027)
  • 63 traffic repair orders (YTD: 332)
  • 120 traffic warnings (YTD: 917)

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 June 2021, the YCSO Communications handled a total of 11,353 phone calls which consisted of the following:

Phone Calls: 11,353

  • 911: 2,550
  • Admin: 6,960
  • Outgoing: 1,843

During this same period, the YCSO Communications dispatched a total of 8,834 computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls as follows:

  • YCSO: 8,336
  • Other agencies: 498


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of June 2021, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made 5 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 4 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 2
      • 2 Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 2
      • 2 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Offenses
    • 1 traffic related arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 2 adult males
  • 2 adult females
  • 1 juvenile female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $1,736,306.80 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Methamphetamine 86,815.34 grams (191.39 lbs) $1,736,306.80
     

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:

  • $375.00 in U.S. currency
  • 30 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of June 2021, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 729 hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 111 hours
Explorers 0 hours
Posse 13 hours
Reserve Deputies 241 hours
Search and Rescue 164 hours

Some of the call-outs that the SOLV members worked during the month of June 2021 were as follows:

  • Posse: responded to 2 livestock call-outs; and conducted a Livestock presentation at the Humane Society of Yuma.
  • Civilian volunteers: 4 call-outs to assist with traffic control at several collisions.
  • Search and Rescue: 1 call-out to assist with traffic control at a serious injury collision; and 1 call-out for a dive team call.
  • Reserve Deputies: 2 call-outs to assist with traffic control at several collisions.

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

  • Amberly's Place Week in Paradise event - June 4, 2021

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