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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 July 2014, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

Kiddie Prints
On July 26th, the Sheriff's Office Explorers conducted Kiddie Prints at the City of Yuma Back to School Rodeo which was held at the Yuma Civic Center.

Neighborhood Watch Program
On July 31st, Sgt. Ryland Croutch set up a Neighborhood Watch at the Valley West Apartments. He also conducted a presentation on the Neighborhood Watch program, local crime trends and crime prevention for tenants.


Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of July 2014, the YCSO Civil Department personnel:

  • Rolled 190 fingerprints
  • Received 707 new legal documents/orders of protection
  • Served 504 legal documents/orders of protection


Records Department
During the month of July 2014, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

  • Reports merged
  • 3,336
  • Reports processed for court
  • 380
  • Victims notifications received
  • 14
  • Victims notifications attempts
  • 3
  • Impound notifications
  • 0
  • Impound releases
  • 1
  • Validations
  • 65
  • Requests for records received
  • 195
  • Requests for records completed
  • 222
  • Records checks received
  • 136
  • Records checks completed
  • 151
  • Scanned documents
  • 1,875
  • Imported documents
  • 1,804
  • Data entry
  • 199
  • Jacket consolidations
  • 1,167


    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 July 2014, the YCSO:

    • Registered 2 new sex offenders
    • Confirmed 1 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
    • Received 8 sex offender address changes
    • Issued 1 community notification
    • Conducted 48 sex offender compliance checks
    • Tracked a total of 378 sex offenders in Yuma County

    Detention Bureau

    During the month of July 2014, 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 572, of which:

    • 490 were adult males
    • 79 were adult females
    • 3 were juvenile males
    • 97 are sentenced inmates

    Patrol Bureau

    During the month of July 2014, the YCSO received an average of 331 calls for service per day.

    Total calls for service: 10,254

    Traffic Related Incidents

    • 41 traffic collisions
      • 12 injury collisions
      • 1 injury collision alcohol related
      • 27 non-injury collisions
      • 1 non-injury collision alcohol related
    • 145 traffic citations
    • 3 DUI citations
    • 327 traffic incidents
    • 76 repair orders
    • 342 traffic warnings


    Foothills Substation
    The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 22 calls for service and 20 walk-in customers per day during the month of July 2014. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

    • Received 687 calls for service, of which 193 required a deputy
    • Received 635 walk in customers, of which 137 required a deputy
    • Rolled 42 fingerprints
    • Served 5 sets of civil/legal documents
    • Served 1 Order of Protection/Injunction Against Harassment
    • Processed 9 Public Records/Report Requests
    • Collected $64,651.81 in delinquent personal property taxes


    Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
    During the month of July 2014, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made a total of 43 arrests which consisted of the following:

    • Drug Related Offenses: 38 arrests
      • Possession: 29 arrests
        • 1 possession of Hashish
        • 2 possession of Heroin
        • 19 possession of Marijuana/Drug Paraphernalia
        • 7 possession of Marijuana
        • 1 possession of Methamphetamine
        • 1 possession of prescription pills and THC oil (Marijuana oil)
      • Sales: 1 arrest
        • 1 sale of Heroin
      • Transportation: 8 arrests
        • 8 transportation of Marijuana
      • Arrest on Warrants: 4 arrests
    • Non-Drug Related Offenses: 5 arrests

    Of the total number persons arrested:

    • 32 were male
    • 11 were female

    Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $164,804.25 and consisted of the following:

    Type of Drugs Amount Seized Street Value
    Hashish 2.2 g $49.50
    Heroin 5 g $400.00
    Marijuana 312.19 lbs $163,899.75
    Methamphetamine 1.5 g $75.00
    Prescription pills 38 ea $380.00

    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:

    • 6 vehicles
    • 6 firearms
    • 61 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
    • $526.00 in U.S. currency

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