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

Are You Ok? Program & Scams Presentations
The YCSO conducted presentations regarding the "Are You Ok?" program and ongoing scams at the following locations:

  • Friendly Acres RV Park - March 25th

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:

  • Midnight at the Oasis - March 1st-3rd
  • MCAS Yuma Airshow - March 9th
  • Music on Main Street - March 16th
  • Yuma Valley Rod & Gun Club Fishing Tournament - March 23

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 116
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 362 legal documents
    • Served 182 legal documents

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impounded vehicles: 5
    • Impound releases: 3

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

Reports merged 2,393
Reports processed for court 324
Victims notifications received 229
Validations 289
Public Records/Report Requests completed 373
Local Record Checks completed 137
Scanned documents 4,582
Imported documents 1,813
Data entry 343
Jacket consolidations 174

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 March 2019, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 3 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 18 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 31 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 461 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 12 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of March 2019, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 16.49 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 17.75 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 477, of which:

  • 392.55 were adult males
  • 75.77 were adult females
  • 5.68 were juvenile males
  • 3 were juvenile females
  • 70 are sentenced inmates
A total of 511 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 396 were adult males
  • 111 were adult females
  • 4 were juvenile males

A total of 550 inmates were released, of which:

  • 423 were adult males
  • 123 were adult females
  • 4 were juvenile males

Patrol Bureau
During the month of March 2019, the YCSO received an average of 295 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,144

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 88 traffic collisions
    • 21 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 51 non injury collisions
    • 2 non injury collisions alcohol related
    • 13 private property collisions
  • 117 traffic citations
  • 3 DUI citations
  • 223 traffic incidents
  • 100 traffic repair orders
  • 402 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 13 calls for service and 31 walk-in customers per day during the month of March 2019. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 404 calls for service, of which 180 required a deputy
  • Received 947 walk in customers, of which 259 required a deputy
  • Rolled 38 fingerprints
  • Served 2 sets of legal documents
  • Served 6 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Received 105 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $5,167.00 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of March 2019, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 14arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 13 arrests

    • Distribution Arrests: 3
      • 3 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 1
      • 1 paraphernalia
    • Transportation Arrests: 9
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 1 Heroin
      • 2 Fentanyl
      • 5 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 1
      • 1 traffic related arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

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

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $813,601.50 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 165 g $8,250.00
Heroin 1,619.32 g $80,966.00
M30 pill* 73.58 g $3,679.00
Methamphetamine 23,983.55 g $719,506.50
Misc. prescription pills 120 ea $1,200.00

*Suspected Fentanyl; sent to lab for analysis.

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
  • 16 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items

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