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 August 2022, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 75
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 337 legal documents for service
    • Served 290 legal documents

Records Department
During the month of August 2022, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2413
Reports processed for court 237
Victims notifications received 270
Impounded vehicles 5
Impound releases 7
Validations 37
Public Records/Report Requests completed 524
Local Record Checks completed 190
Scanned/imported documents 4419
Data entry 590
Jacket consolidations 86

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 August 2022, the YCSO:

  • Registered 2 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 3 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 45 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 2 community notifications
  • Conducted 33 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 308 sex offenders currently living in Yuma County
    • Pending Level assessment: 1
    • Level 1: 175
    • Level 2: 70
    • Level 3: 62
  • Tracked 7 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of August 2022, the average daily inmate population was 492, of which:
  • 403 were adult males
  • 88 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male
  • 45 are sentenced inmates

During this period, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

  • Processed an average of 16 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 17 releases per day

A total of 510 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 380 were adult males
  • 128 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males

A total of 539 inmates were released, of which:

  • 408 were adult males
  • 129 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
Patrol Bureau
During the month of August 2022, the YCSO received an average of 362 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 11,206 (YTD: 77,482)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 73 traffic collisions
    • 0 fatal collisions (YTD: 9)
    • 22 injury collisions (YTD: 160)
    • 0 injury collisions alcohol related (YTD: 7)
    • 37 non injury collisions (YTD: 381)
    • 4 non injury collisions alcohol related (YTD: 15)
    • 10 private property collisions (YTD: 99)
  • 56 traffic citations (YTD: 405)
  • 2 DUI citations (YTD: 20)
  • 242 traffic incidents (YTD: 1,531)
  • 95 traffic repair orders (YTD: 553)
  • 166 traffic warnings (YTD: 1,189)

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 6 walk-in customers per day (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays) during the month of August 2022. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel processed the following:

Vacation Notifications 1
Public Records/Report Requests received 15
Public Records/Report Requests completed 5
Local Record Checks received 0
Local Record Checks completed 0
Orders of Protection received 0
Orders of Protection served 1
Civil documents received 5
Civil documents served 3
Fingerprints 12
Notary Public 6
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 August 2022, the YCSO Communications handled a total of 13,892 phone calls which consisted of the following:
  • 911 calls: 2,853
  • Admin calls: 9,044
  • Outgoing calls: 1,995

During this same period, the YCSO Communications dispatched a total of 12,014 computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls as follows:

  • YCSO: 11,503
  • Other agencies: 511


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of August 2022, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 12 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 9 arrests

    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 5
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 1 Marijuana
      • 3 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 3
      • 2 Methamphetamine
      • 1 drug paraphernalia
    • Transportation Arrests: 1
      • 1 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 3
    • 2 arrests on warrants
    • 1 traffic related arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 8 adult males
  • 5 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $48,542.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 4.1 grams $205.00
Fentanyl 1,261 pills $10,088.00
Marijuana 81 grams $1,012.00
Methamphetamine 4.09 pounds $37,192.00
Psilocybin .9 grams $45.00

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
  • $21,435.00 in U.S. Currency
  • 30 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of August 2022, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 397 hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 249
Explorers 34
Posse 30
Reserve Deputies 28
Search and Rescue 56

Events & Call-Outs

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

  • Posse: 4 call outs for a livestock investigations.
  • Volunteers: 1 call out for crime scene security.

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:

  • No events for August

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