Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons,
Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8:17 PM, February 20, 2013
Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement
Location of Incident: 700 Block of Vaughn Avenue, Yuma, AZ
On 02/21/2013 at approximately 1615 hours, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a verbal disturbance between two male subjects in the 700 block of Vaughn Avenue. Prior to Deputies arrival, the suspect fled from the area. Responding Deputies located the vehicle on Avenue B and 8th Street at which time Deputies attempted a traffic stop on the suspect and the driver failed to yield. The suspect drove into the Camelot Apartments (1334 S. Avenue B) and fled on foot. A perimeter was set with the assistance of the Yuma Police Department and units conducted a search of the apartment complex. The suspect is still outstanding at this time.
Suspect: Jimenez, Jose aka: Rascal, 30 years of age, Hispanic male, 6 ft, 3 inches, 225 lbs.
He was last seen wearing all black and possibly armed with an unknown caliber hand gun. Jimenez is wanted for unlawful flight from law enforcement and for an unrelated outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 783-4427, or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.