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

  • Fingerprinting: 59
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 343 legal documents for service
    • Served 314 legal documents

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

Reports merged 2235
Reports processed for court 201
Victims notifications received 207
Impounded vehicles 3
Impound releases 2
Validations 0
Public Records/Report Requests completed 437
Local Record Checks completed 120
Scanned/imported documents 3521
Data entry 244
Jacket consolidations 111

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 2021, the YCSO:

  • Registered 5 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 3 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 32 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 43 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 281 sex offenders currently living in Yuma County
    • Pending Level assessment: 3
    • Level 1: 157
    • Level 2: 57
    • Level 3: 64
  • Tracked 10 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of September 2021, the average daily inmate population was 449, of which:
  • 365 were adult males
  • 81 were adult females
  • 3 were juvenile males
  • 54 are sentenced inmates

During this period, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

  • Processed an average of 13 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 14 releases per day

A total of 402 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 301 were adult males
  • 101 were adult females

A total of 410 inmates were released, of which:

  • 320 were adult males
  • 90 were adult females
Patrol Bureau
During the month of September 2021, the YCSO received an average of 307 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,196 (YTD: 79,461)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 65 traffic collisions
    • 2 fatal collisions (YTD: 9)
    • 16 injury collisions (YTD: 154)
    • 2 injury collisions alcohol related (YTD: 9)
    • 32 non injury collisions (YTD: 376)
    • 0 non injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 8)
    • 13 private property collisions (YTD: 122)
  • 54 traffic citations (YTD: 517)
  • 1 DUI citations (YTD: 15)
  • 160 traffic incidents (YTD: 1,524)
  • 54 traffic repair orders (YTD: 505)
  • 133 traffic warnings (YTD: 1,313)

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 September 2021, the YCSO Communications handled a total of 11,401 phone calls which consisted of the following:

Phone Calls: 11,401

  • 911: 2,616
  • Admin: 6,757
  • Outgoing: 2,028

During this same period, the YCSO Communications dispatched a total of 9,799 computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls as follows:

  • YCSO: 9,301
  • Other agencies: 498


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of September 2021, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 3 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 2 arrests

    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 1
      • 1 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 1
      • 1 Cocaine

  • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 1
    • 1 arrest on warrant

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 2 adult males
  • 1 adult female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $35,759.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine .5 grams $25.00
Fentanyl 71 pills $710.00
Marijuana 358 grams $5,370.00
Methamphetamine 1,482.7 grams $29,654.00

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:

  • $662.00 in U.S. currency
  • 12 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of September 2021, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 615.5 hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 266.5 hours
Explorers 18 hours
Posse 31 hours
Reserve Deputies 178.5 hours
Search and Rescue 121.5 hours

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

  • Civilian volunteers: 2 call-outs for traffic control at fatality collisions; and 1 call-out to assist CIB with crime scene security.
  • Posse: responded to 1 livestock call-out.
  • Search and Rescue: assisted Patrol during the Labor Day holiday weekend at Martinez Lake.
  • Reserve Deputies: assisted Patrol during the Labor Day holiday weekend at Martinez Lake. .

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:

  • Yuma Valley Rod & Gun Club "Welcome Dove Hunters" event
  • Tacos & Tunes Festival - September 24th & 25th

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