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

National Safety Month - Walmart
On Saturday, June 11th, the Sheriff’s Office Boating Officers participated in a National Safety Month event at the Walmart in the Foothills with a Patrol truck and boat, static displays, water safety information, and demonstrations on personal flotation devices. The YCSO Explorers also conducted a Kiddie Prints detail at this event.

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of June 2016, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 148

  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 327 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 137 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 6
    • Impound releases: 3

Records Department
During the month of June 2016, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 1,369
Reports processed for court 256
Victims notifications received 181
Victims notifications attempts 52
Validations 84
Public Records/Report Requests received 294
Public Records/Report Requests completed 337
Local Record Checks received 135
Local Record Checks completed 162
Scanned documents 1,187
Imported documents 1,394
Data entry 232
Jacket consolidations 89

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 2016, the YCSO:

  • Registered 3 new sex offender
  • Confirmed 2 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 30 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 2 community notifications
  • Conducted 33 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 404 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 8 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center

Detention Bureau
During the month of June 2016, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 17 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 17 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 465, of which:

  • 395 were adult males
  • 65 were adult females
  • 5 was a juvenile males
  • 73 are sentenced inmates

Patrol Bureau
During the month of June 2016, the YCSO received an average of 245 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 7,364

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 63 traffic collisions
    • 14 injury collisions
    • 4 injury collision alcohol related
    • 34 non injury collisions
    • 2 non injury collisions alcohol related
    • 9 private property collisions
  • 80 traffic citations
  • 2 DUI citations
  • 129 traffic incidents
  • 31 traffic repair orders
  • 161 traffic warnings

Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 17 calls for service and 19 walk-in customers per day during the month of June 2016. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 523 calls for service, of which 146 required a deputy
  • Received 574 walk in customers, of which 131 required a deputy
  • Rolled 25 fingerprints
  • Served 3 sets of legal documents
  • Served 2 Orders of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
  • Processed 5 Public Records/Report Requests
  • Collected $5,154.78 in delinquent personal property taxes

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of June 2016, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 1 search warrant and made a total of 11 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 8 arrests
    • Possession Arrests: 5
      • 1 for possession of Marijuana
      • 3 for possession of Methamphetamine
      • 1 for possession of drug paraphernalia
    • Sales Arrests: 3
      • 1 for sale of Heroin
      • 2 for sale of Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 3 arrests

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 8 adult males
  • 3 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $6,336.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Heroin 5.5 g $385.00
Marijuana 44.6 g $669.00
Methamphetamine 104.64 g $5,232.00
Prescription pills 5 ea $50.00

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:

  • 36 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 1 firearm
  • 2 vehicles
  • $393.00 U.S. currency
  • 16,020 Mexican pesos

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