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 January 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:

  • Yuma Venture RV Park - January 14th
  • Bonita Mesa RV Park - January 30th

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:

  • Yuma Ag Tour - January 17th & 1th
  • Wellton Mohawk Tractor Rodeo & BBQ - January 19th
  • Caballeros de Yuma Annual Territorial Marathon - January 26th
  • Date Festival - January 26th

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 106
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 318 legal documents
    • Served 120 legal documents

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impounded vehicles: 10
    • Impound releases: 11

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

Reports merged 2,152
Reports processed for court 346
Victims notifications received 267
Validations 186
Public Records/Report Requests completed 379
Local Record Checks completed 91
Scanned documents 2,935
Imported documents 1,502
Data entry 411
Jacket consolidations 158

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 January 2019, the YCSO:

  • Registered 8 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 14 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 38 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 460 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 10 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of January 2019, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 15.65 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 15.07 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 491.68, of which:

  • 396 were adult males
  • 84.68 were adult females
  • 8 were juvenile males
  • 3 were juvenile females
  • 68 are sentenced inmates
A total of 485 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 360 were adult males
  • 125 were adult females

A total of 467 inmates were released, of which:

  • 343 were adult males
  • 124 were adult females

Patrol Bureau
During the month of January 2019, the YCSO received an average of 249 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 7,732

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 87 traffic collisions
    • 16 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 56 non injury collisions
    • 14 private property collisions
  • 143 traffic citations
  • 6 DUI citations
  • 216 traffic incidents
  • 102 traffic repair orders
  • 359 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 16 calls for service and 24 walk-in customers per day during the month of January 2019. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 506 calls for service, of which 135 required a deputy
  • Received 742 walk in customers, of which 235 required a deputy
  • Rolled 29 fingerprints
  • Served 4 sets of civil/legal documents
  • Served 1 Order of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 14 public record/report requests
  • Processed 1 local record check
  • Received 68 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $4,447.55 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of January 2019, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 24 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 21 arrests

    • Distribution Arrests: 4
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 3 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 17
      • 13 Marijuana
      • 1 Methamphetamine
      • 3 paraphernalia

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 3
      • 3 traffic arrests

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 16 adult males
  • 8 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $4,761.85 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 29.3 g $1,450.00
Marijuana 98.29 g $1,474.35
Methamphetamine 61.25 g $1,837.50

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:

  • 62 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 2 vehicles
  • $3,950.00 in U.S. currency

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