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 February 2017, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

Silver Spur Rodeo and Parade
On Saturday, February 11th, the Sheriff’s Office participated in the Silver Spur Rodeo Parade with a Patrol truck and boat, YCSO Color Guard, Sheriff's Mounted Posse Color Guard, Sheriff's Mounted Posse and the YCSO Explorer Color Guard.  

Monday Madness Car Show
The Sheriff’s Office participated in the Monday Madness Car Show on Monday, February 20th with an information booth and static displays of a Sheriff’s Office Patrol truck. The event was held at the St. John Neumann Catholic Church in the Foothills.

Hank Days Parade
On Saturday, February 18th, the Sheriff’s Office participated in the Hank Days Parade with a Patrol truck and boat, YCSO Color Guard, YCSO Explorer Color Guard and Sheriff's Posse.

Wellton Pioneer Day Parade
On Saturday, February 25th, the Sheriff’s Office participated in the Wellton Pioneer Day Parade with a Patrol truck and boat.  

Security, Traffic or Crowd Control
YCSO deputies, reserve deputies and/or volunteer units provided security, traffic or crowd control for the following events:

  • Silver Spur Rodeo - February 10th-12th
  • Hank Days Parade - February 18th
  • Wellton Pioneer Days Parade - February 25th


Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of February 2017, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 127

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 220 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 85 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 23
    • Impound releases: 16

Records Department
During the month of February 2017, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2,309
Reports processed for court 250
Victims notifications received 172
Victims notifications attempts 14
Validations 73
Public Records/Report Requests received 152
Public Records/Report Requests completed 204
Local Record Checks received 95
Local Record Checks completed 94
Scanned documents 1,929
Imported documents 1,677
Data entry 309
Jacket consolidations 79

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 February 2017, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 2 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 12 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 32 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 426 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 6 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of February 2017, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 20 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 21 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 428, of which:

  • 363 were adult males
  • 64 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 78 are sentenced inmates


Patrol Bureau
During the month of February 2017, the YCSO received an average of 235 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 6,585

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 86 traffic collisions
    • 20 injury collisions
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related
    • 52 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 12 private property collisions
  • 92 traffic citations
  • 3 DUI citations
  • 188 traffic incidents
  • 81 traffic repair orders
  • 275 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 23 calls for service and 25 walk-in customers per day during the month of February 2017. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 651 calls for service, of which 195 required a deputy
  • Received 690 walk in customers, of which 219 required a deputy
  • Rolled 42 fingerprints
  • Served 3 sets of legal documents
  • Served 1 Order of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 1 record check
  • Processed 8 public record/report requests
  • Received 73 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $781.47 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of February 2017, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 3 search warrants and made a total of 10 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 10 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 4
      • 1 Heroin
      • 2 Marijuana
      • 1 Methamphetamine
    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 3
      • 1 Cocaine
      • 2 Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 3
      • 3 Methamphetamine

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 8 adult males
  • 2 adult female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $40,821.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 13 g $910.00
Heroin .59 g $25.00
Marijuana 255.1 g $3,826.50
Methamphetamine 721.19 g $36,059.50


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:

  • 10 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • $5,173.00 in U.S. currency
  • 1 vehicle


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