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 September 2018, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

Blue Mass Celebration
On Tuesday, September 11th, the YCSO Color Guard participated in the Blue Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. YCSO personnel attended this event which was hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council #9378.

City of San Luis Safety Event
On Monday, September 17th, the YCSO participated in the City of San Luis 10th Annual Safety Event with an information booth and static displays including a Sheriff’s Office Patrol truck, Jet boat, DUI Motor Unit, DUI vehicle, Bearcat, Search and Rescue vehicle, and Mounted Posse.



Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of September 2018, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 100
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 196 legal documents/orders of protection
    • Served 120 legal documents/orders of protection

  • Impounded Vehicles
    • Impound notifications: 25
    • Impound releases: 20

Records Department
During the month of September 2018, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 1,981
Reports processed for court 287
Victims notifications received 270
Validations 206
Public Records/Report Requests completed 224
Local Record Checks completed 128
Scanned documents 2,863
Imported documents 1,665
Data entry 82
Jacket consolidations 154

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 September 2018, the YCSO:

  • Registered 2 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 12 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 26 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 447 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 16 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center


Detention Bureau
During the month of September 2018, the YCSO Detention Bureau:
  • Processed an average of 18 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 17 releases per day

During this period, the average daily inmate population was 489, of which:

  • 390 were adult males
  • 89 were adult females
  • 6 were juvenile males
  • 4 were juvenile females
  • 80 are sentenced inmates
A total of 530 inmates were admitted, of which:
  • 410 were adult males
  • 117 were adult females
  • 2 were juvenile males
  • 1 was a juvenile female

A total of 524 inmates were released, of which:

  • 394 were adult males
  • 130 were adult females


Patrol Bureau
During the month of September 2018, the YCSO received an average of 329 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 9,886

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 69 traffic collisions
    • 1 fatal collision
    • 18 injury collisions
    • 2 injury collisions alcohol related
    • 33 non injury collisions
    • 2 non injury collisions alcohol related
    • 13 private property collisions
  • 91 traffic citations
  • 4 DUI citations
  • 215 traffic incidents
  • 103 traffic repair orders
  • 376 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 11 calls for service and 14 walk-in customers per day during the month of September 2018. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 346 calls for service, of which 96 required a deputy
  • Received 418 walk in customers, of which 118 required a deputy
  • Rolled 16 fingerprints
  • Served 9 set of civil/legal documents
  • Served 5 Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Processed 7 public record/report requests
  • Received 71 prescription drop-offs
  • Collected $500.00 in delinquent personal property taxes


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of September 2018, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 3 search warrants and made 44 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 43 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 36
      • 32 Marijuana
      • 4 paraphernalia
    • Sales Arrests: 5
      • 2 Marijuana
      • 3 Methamphetamine
    • Transportation Arrests: 2
      • 2 Methamphetamine

  • Non-Drug Related Arrests: 1 arrest
    • 1 arrest on warrant

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 25 adult males
  • 19 adult females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $104,040.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Cocaine 10 g $500.00
Heroin 15 g $1,050.00
Marijuana 205.02 lbs $81,600.00
Methamphetamine 691 g $20,730.00
Prescription pills 16 ea $160.00

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:

  • 132 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
  • 1 firearm
  • $199.00 in U.S. currency

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