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 November 2018, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

American Legion Post 19, Veterans Day Parade
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office participated in the American Legion Post 19, Veterans Day parade on Monday, November 12, 2018 with a YCSO Patrol truck, Patrol boat, YCSO Color Guard, YCSO Explorer Post #8066 Color Guard, Sheriff’s Mounted Posse Color Guard and Sheriff’s Posse members. Sheriff Leon Wilmot also participated with his 1953 M38A1 Military Jeep.

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 County Open House - November 3rd
  • General Election - November 6th
  • Kids at Hope Concert - November 11th
  • Annual Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival - November 16th-17th
  • Ken & Betty Borland Holiday Pageant & Tower Lighting Ceremony - November 24th
  • Yuma Community Food Bank Gala - November 30th

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of November 2018, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 90
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 264 legal documents
    • Served 108 legal documents

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 24
    • Impound releases: 23

Records Department
During the month of November 2018, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2,094
Reports processed for court 168
Victims notifications received 219
Validations 48
Public Records/Report Requests completed 346
Local Record Checks completed 119
Scanned documents 2,928
Imported documents 1,581
Data entry 201
Jacket consolidations 117

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 November 2018, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 3 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 15 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 26 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 450 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 12 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of November 2018, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 16.77 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 17.10 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 509.77, of which:

  • 396.83 were adult males
  • 101.60 were adult females
  • 7.53 were juvenile males
  • 3.80 were juvenile females
  • 59 are sentenced inmates
A total of 503 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 396 were adult males
  • 106 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male

A total of 513 inmates were released, of which:

  • 396 were adult males
  • 114 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female

Patrol Bureau
During the month of November 2018, the YCSO received an average of 302 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,063

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 105 traffic collisions
    • 22 injury collisions
    • 2 injury collisions alcohol related
    • 68 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 12 private property collisions
  • 103 traffic citations
  • 1 DUI citation
  • 293 traffic incidents
  • 160 traffic repair orders
  • 349 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 15 calls for service and 22 walk-in customers per day during the month of November 2018. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 453 calls for service, of which 130 required a deputy
  • Received 667 walk in customers, of which 216 required a deputy
  • Rolled 34 fingerprints
  • Served 1 set of civil/legal documents
  • Served 5 Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Processed 4 public record/report requests
  • Received 75 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $1,985.58 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of November 2018, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 3 search warrants and made 24 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 24 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 21
      • 19 Marijuana
      • 2 paraphernalia
    • Distribution Arrests: 3
      • 1 Heroin
      • 2 Methamphetamine

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 $11,022.75 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Heroin 6.3 g $441.00
Marijuana 250.39 g $6,259.75
Methamphetamine 112.4 g $3,372.00
Steroids - Liquid 500 ML $130.00
"Superman" pills 79 pills $790.00
Prescription pills 3 pills $30.00

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:

  • 105 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 1 firearm

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