Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons,
Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
11:50 AM, May 30, 2013
Disturbance Involving a Weapon
Location of Incident: 4500 E Levee Road (Confluence) – Yuma, AZ
On May 29, 2013 at approximately 6:06 p.m., the Yuma County Sheriff Office received a report of a disturbance at the confluence between two groups and involving a weapon. The reporting party described one of the vehicles involved in the disturbance as a white pick-up truck with an ATV in the bed. The truck fled from the area prior to the arrival of Sheriff’s deputies, however, responding deputies located the vehicle traveling south on Pacific Avenue from the Levee Road. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on Pacific Avenue and the suspect stopped at the main entrance of Sam’s Club. Two suspects fled from the vehicle with a backpack and entered the Sam’s Club store while four other suspects remained in the truck.
The suspects that fled into the store where located a short time later with the assistance of Sam’s Club security surveillance. During the search, deputies located the backpack which contained 38 grams of cocaine, 87 grams of marijuana, scales, packaging material and a .40 caliber handgun.
During the search of the truck, Sheriff’s Office K-9 “Paris” alerted to an area inside the truck which led to the discovery of 1.3 grams of marijuana.
Suspect 1: The driver of the truck, Victor Moreno, 20, was cited and released for possession of marijuana.
Suspect 2: Corbin Anderson, 21, was cited and released for possession of marijuana
Suspect 3: Obed Moreno, 23, was cited and released for possession of marijuana
Suspect 4: Cody Trevino, 21, was cited and released for possession of marijuana and open container.
Suspect 5: 17 year old male juvenile was booked into the Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center for possession of a dangerous drug and misconduct with a weapon.
The sixth suspect was turned over to the Yuma Police Department.
Anyone that may have witnessed the disturbance at the confluence is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 783-4427, or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.
Information Released By: A. Zavala, PIO