Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons,
Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9:00 AM, February 27, 2013
Location of Incident: 1500 Block of 6th Avenue, Yuma, AZ
On 2/26/13 at approximately 1920 hours, units from the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force attempted to make a traffic stop on a Charles Bay, 32 years of age, when Bay failed to yield and fled the area. His vehicle was located a short time later abandoned in the 1500 block of 6th Avenue. Deputies began tracking the suspect to a nearby residence. Contact was made with the homeowner and upon further investigation it was learned that Bay had entered the residence and threatened the homeowner to be quiet and not to answer the door. Bay was located in a locked bathroom and taken into custody.
Bay was booked into the Yuma County Adult Detention Center on charges of Criminal Trespass and Threats and Intimidation. Further charges are pending.