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

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

  • Gearheads Car Show - January 14th
  • Wellton Mohawk Tractor Rodeo & BBQ - January 21st
  • Caballeros de Yuma Territorial Marathon - January 28th

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 97

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 270 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 146 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 18
    • Impound releases: 9

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

Reports merged 1,971
Reports processed for court 305
Victims notifications received 222
Victims notifications attempts 33
Validations 72
Public Records/Report Requests received 165
Public Records/Report Requests completed 265
Local Record Checks received 115
Local Record Checks completed 115
Scanned documents 2,099
Imported documents 2,096
Data entry 2,370
Jacket consolidations 22

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 2017, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 28 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 49 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 425 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 6 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of January 2017, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 19 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 19 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 425, of which:

  • 353 were adult males
  • 70 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male
  • 1 was a juvenile female
  • 56 are sentenced inmates

Patrol Bureau
During the month of January 2017, the YCSO received an average of 281 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 8,723

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 78 traffic collisions
    • 15 injury collisions
    • 2 injury collisions alcohol related
    • 46 non injury collisions
    • 1 non injury collision alcohol related
    • 14 private property collisions
  • 74 traffic citations
  • 7 DUI citations
  • 177 traffic incidents
  • 99 traffic repair orders
  • 221 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 21 calls for service and 23 walk-in customers per day during the month of January 2016. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 659 calls for service, of which 219 required a deputy
  • Received 708 walk in customers, of which 196 required a deputy
  • Rolled 42 fingerprints
  • Served 4 sets of legal documents
  • Served 3 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 13 public record/report requests
  • Received 66 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $2,309.97 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of January 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: 8 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 3
      • 3 for possession of Marijuana
    • Distribution/Sales Arrests: 3
      • 1 for Marijuana
      • 2 for Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 2
      • 2 for transportation of Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests
    • 2 arrests on warrants

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 7 adult males
  • 3 adult female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $139,310.65 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Heroin 2.3 g $161.00
Marijuana 2.07 lbs $817.65
Marijuana oils/wax 1 g $40
Methamphetamine 2,765.84 g $138,292.00

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:

  • 17 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • $74.00 in U.S. currency
  • 2 vehicles

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