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

  • Fingerprinting: 95
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 317 legal documents for service
    • Served 302 legal documents

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

Reports merged 1650
Reports processed for court 253
Victims notifications received 325
Impounded vehicles 2
Impound releases 8
Validations 87
Public Records/Report Requests completed 425
Local Record Checks completed 105
Scanned/imported documents 3297
Data entry 448
Jacket consolidations 99

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 June 2022, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 3 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 33 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 0 community notifications
  • Conducted 40 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 307 sex offenders currently living in Yuma County
    • Pending Level assessment: 2
    • Level 1: 174
    • Level 2: 67
    • Level 3: 64
  • Tracked 11 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of June 2022, the average daily inmate population was 465, of which:
  • 390 were adult males
  • 73 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
  • 44 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 435 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 335 were adult males
  • 100 were adult females

A total of 426 inmates were released, of which:

  • 332 were adult males
  • 94 were adult females
Patrol Bureau
During the month of June 2022, the YCSO received an average of 305 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,138 (YTD: 56,804)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 71 traffic collisions
    • 0 fatal collisions (YTD: 8)
    • 14 injury collisions (YTD: 118)
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 5)
    • 43 non injury collisions (YTD: 314)
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 10)
    • 12 private property collisions (YTD: 77)
  • 52 traffic citations (YTD: 288)
  • 1 DUI citation (YTD: 16)
  • 129 traffic incidents (YTD: 1,121)
  • 79 traffic repair orders (YTD: 397)
  • 160 traffic warnings (YTD: 893)

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 5 walk-in customers per day (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays) during the month of June 2022. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel processed the following:

Vacation Notifications 4
Public Records/Report Requests received 10
Public Records/Report Requests completed 3
Local Record Checks received 0
Local Record Checks completed 0
Orders of Protection received 0
Orders of Protection served 0
Civil documents received 1
Civil documents served 2
Fingerprints 20
Notary Public 2
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 June 2022, the YCSO Communications handled a total of 13,211 phone calls which consisted of the following:
  • 911 calls: 2,705
  • Admin calls: 8,688
  • Outgoing calls: 1,818

During this same period, the YCSO Communications dispatched a total of 9,819 computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls as follows:

  • YCSO: 9,314
  • Other agencies: 505


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of June 2022, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made 9 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 7 arrests

    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 2
      • 1 Fentanyl
      • 1 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 3
      • 1 Fentanyl
      • 1 Methamphetamine
      • 1 paraphernalia
    • Transportation Arrests: 2
      • 1 Marijuana
      • 1 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 2
    • 1 arrest on warrant
    • 1 traffic related arrest

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 7 adult males
  • 2 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $254,657 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 1.7 grams $85.00
Fentanyl 1,350 pills $9,450.00
Heroin 4.2 grams $294.00
Marijuana 222 grams $2,221.00
THC Wax 12 grams $240.00
Edibles 19.6 grams $392.00
THC Oil 6 grams $120.00
Methamphetamine 26.65 pounds $241,855.00

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:

  • 2 vehicles
  • $962.00 in U.S. Currency
  • 21 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of June 2022, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 217 hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 148
Explorers 24
Posse 15
Reserve Deputies 30
Search and Rescue 0

Events & Call-Outs

Humane Society of Yuma
On Monday, June 13, 2022, the Sheriff's Posse participated in a Show & Tell event at the Humane Society of Yuma Summer Camp.

Call-Outs: Some of the call-outs that the SOLV members worked during the month of June 2022 were as follows:

  • Posse: Responded to and investigated 1 livestock incident.

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:

  • Amberly's Place Week in Paradise drawing event (security) - June 25th

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