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 September 2019, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

Blue Mass Celebration
On Tuesday, September 11th, the YCSO Color Guard participated in the Blue Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. YCSO personnel attended this event which was hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council #9378.

City of San Luis Founders Day Parade
On Saturday, September 28th, the YCSO participated in the City of San Luis Founders Day Parade with a Sheriff’s Office Patrol truck and boat.

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:

  • Amberly's Place Fundraiser @ Icon's Grill - September 28th

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of September 2019, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 79
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 204 legal documents
    • Served 132 legal documents

Records Department
During the month of September 2019, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2,069
Reports processed for court 312
Victims notifications received 293
Impounded vehicles 2
Impound releases 4
Validations 67
Public Records/Report Requests completed 252
Local Record Checks completed 151
Scanned/imported documents 4,004
Data entry 269
Jacket consolidations 112

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 September 2019, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 16 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 31 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 473 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 10 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of September 2019, the average daily inmate population was 424.3, of which:
  • 340.47 were adult males
  • 79.20 were adult females
  • 3.63 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 73 are sentenced inmates

During this period,, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

  • Processed an average of 18 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 17 releases per day

A total of 531 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 402 were adult males
  • 129 were adult females

A total of 518 inmates were released, of which:

  • 397 were adult males
  • 119 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
Patrol Bureau
During the month of September 2019, the YCSO received an average of 303 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,102

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 70 traffic collisions
    • 21 injury collisions
    • 41 non injury collisions
    • 2 non injury collisions alcohol related
    • 6 private property collisions
  • 111 traffic citations
  • 5 DUI citations
  • 180 traffic incidents
  • 132 traffic repair orders
  • 261 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 10.57 calls for service and 15.7 walk-in customers per day during the month of September 2019. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 317 calls for service, of which 93 required a deputy
  • Received 471 walk in customers, of which 142 required a deputy
  • Rolled 24 fingerprints
  • Served 7 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Received 65 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $412.35 in delinquent personal property taxes

NOTE: The statistics noted above do not include weekend or holiday calls for service.

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of August 2019, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made 21 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 20 arrests

    • Distribution Arrests: 5
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 4 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 13
      • 12 Marijuana
      • 1 drug paraphernalia
    • Transportation Arrests:2
      • 2 Fentanyl

  • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 1 arrests
    • 1 Traffic related arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 17 adult males
  • 4 females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $40,475.25 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 8.7 g $435.00
Fentanyl 572.82 g $36,088.29
Marijuana 141.08 g $1,692.96
Methamphetamine 75.3 g $2,259.00

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 vehicle
  • $2,887.00 in U.S. currency
  • 69 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
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