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

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:

  • Annual Wellton Tractor Rodeo - January 20th
  • Annual 4-H BBQ - January 20th
  • Caballeros de Yuma Territorial Marathon - January 27th


Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 100
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 362 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 179 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 28
    • Impound releases: 24

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

Reports merged 2,331
Reports processed for court 451
Victims notifications received 200
Validations 116
Public Records/Report Requests completed 376
Local Record Checks completed 170
Scanned documents 1,983
Imported documents 2,040
Data entry 471
Jacket consolidations 47

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 2018, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 10 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 2 community notifications
  • Conducted 29 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 433 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 11 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of January 2018, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 16 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 15 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 427, of which:

  • 356 were adult males
  • 67 were adult females
  • 4 were juvenile males
  • 63 are sentenced inmates
A total of 496 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 363 were adult males
  • 132 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male

A total of 471 inmates were released, of which:

  • 348 were adult males
  • 120 were adult females
  • 3 were juvenile males


Patrol Bureau
During the month of January 2018, the YCSO received an average of 290 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 8,978

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 119 traffic collisions
    • 30 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 72 non injury collisions
    • 16 private property collisions
  • 150 traffic citations
  • 1 DUI citation
  • 314 traffic incidents
  • 156 traffic repair orders
  • 377 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 20 calls for service and 23 walk-in customers per day during the month of January 2018. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 632 calls for service, of which 202 required a deputy
  • Received 709 walk in customers, of which 226 required a deputy
  • Rolled 50 fingerprints
  • Served 5 sets of legal documents
  • Served 4 Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Processed 1 records check
  • Processed 14 public record/report requests
  • Received 95 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $3,183.43 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of January 2018, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made 10 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 10 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 5
      • 1 Heroin
      • 3 Marijuana
      • 1 Psilocybin
    • Sales Arrests: 5
      • 1 Heroin
      • 1 Marijuana
      • 3 Methamphetamine
  • Non Drug Related Offenses:

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 9 adult males
  • 1 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $65,744.50 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Heroin 11.5 g $747.50
Marijuana 5.56 lbs $41,966.00
THC Wax 665.3 g $19,701.00
Methamphetamine 74 g $3,330.00
     

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:

  • 32 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 4 firearms
  • $267.00 in U.S. currency

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