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 May 2021, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 51
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 327 legal documents for service
    • Served 269 legal documents

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

Reports merged 1537
Reports processed for court 197
Victims notifications received 312
Impounded vehicles 7
Impound releases 6
Validations 0
Public Records/Report Requests completed 369
Local Record Checks completed 82
Scanned/imported documents 3882
Data entry 109
Jacket consolidations 103

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 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 1 community notification
  • Conducted 48 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 272 sex offenders currently living in Yuma County
    • Pending Level assessment: 3
    • Level 1: 153
    • Level 2: 55
    • Level 3: 61
  • Tracked 10 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of May 2021, the average daily inmate population was 465, of which:
  • 382 were adult males
  • 80 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 41 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 436 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 340 were adult males
  • 93 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female

A total of 440 inmates were released, of which:

  • 337 were adult males
  • 102 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile female
Patrol Bureau
During the month of May 2021, the YCSO received an average of 299 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,281 (YTD: 43,274)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 65 traffic collisions
    • 1 fatal collision (YTD: 4)
    • 13 injury collisions (YTD: 84)
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 5)
    • 41 non injury collisions (YTD: 233)
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 4)
    • 8 private property collisions (YTD: 73)
  • 62 traffic citations (YTD: 282)
  • 4 DUI citations (YTD: 9)
  • 165 traffic incidents (YTD: 872)
  • 60 traffic repair orders (YTD: 269)
  • 143 traffic warnings (YTD: 797)

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 2021, the YCSO Communications handled a total of 12,482 phone calls which consisted of the following:

Phone Calls: 12,482

  • 911: 2,456
  • Admin: 7,889
  • Outgoing: 2,137

During this same period, the YCSO Communications dispatched a total of 9,627 computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls as follows:

  • YCSO: 9,280
  • Other agencies: 347


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of May 2021, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 2 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 2 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 1
      • 1 prescription pills
    • Transportation Arrests: 1
      • 1 Cocaine

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 2 adult males

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $1,363,120.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 60 lbs $1,361,000.00
Fentanyl 125 pills $1,250.00
Methamphetamine 8.5 grams $170.00
Prescription pills 70 pills $700.00
Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of May 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 301 hours
Explorers 10 hours
Posse 43 hours
Reserve Deputies 293 hours
Search and Rescue 82 hours

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

  • Posse: participated in Peace Officer Memorial event.
  • Civilian volunteers: 1 call-out for crime scene security at a shooting.
  • Search and Rescue: conducted 2 training sessions; and 1 call-out for a stranded motorist.
  • Reserve Deputies: worked patrol at Martinez Lake during the Memorial Day weekend.

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