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.

Administration Bureau

Civil Department
During the month of August 2020, the YCSO Civil Department personnel provided the following services:

  • Fingerprinting: 0 (Service suspended due to COVID-19)
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 556 legal documents for service
    • Served 138 legal documents

Records Department
During the month of August 2020, the YCSO Records Department personnel processed the following:

Reports merged 2523
Reports processed for court 286
Victims notifications received 146
Impounded vehicles 22
Impound releases 4
Validations 35
Public Records/Report Requests completed 329
Local Record Checks completed 108
Scanned/imported documents 4252
Data entry 647
Jacket consolidations 528

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 August 2020, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 1 sex offender moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 12 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 2 community notifications
  • Conducted 38 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 495 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 8 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of August 2020, the average daily inmate population was 390, of which:
  • 321 were adult males
  • 68 were adult females
  • 1 was a male juvenile
  • 53 are sentenced inmates

During this period, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

  • Processed an average of 13 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 13 releases per day

A total of 391 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 277 were adult males
  • 114 were adult females

A total of 402 inmates were released, of which:

  • 274 were adult males
  • 125 were adult females
  • 3 were juvenile males
Patrol Bureau
During the month of August 2020, the YCSO received an average of 367 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 11,373 (YTD: 82,666)

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 69 traffic collisions (YTD: 634)
    • 1 fatal collision (YTD: 5)
    • 16 injury collisions (YTD: 153)
    • 1 injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 6)
    • 30 non injury collisions (YTD: 359)
    • 2 non injury collision alcohol related (YTD: 11)
    • 19 private property collisions (YTD: 100)
  • 97 traffic citations (YTD: 688)
  • 4 DUI citations (YTD: 24)
  • 188 traffic incidents (YTD: 1,353)
  • 46 traffic repair orders (YTD: 399)
  • 288 traffic warnings (YTD: 1,669)

Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of August 2020, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) made 13 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 13 arrests

    • Possession Arrests: 3
      • 3 Marijuana
    • Transportation Arrests: 10
      • 3 Fentanyl
      • 7 Methamphetamine

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 7 adult males
  • 5 adult females
  • 1 juvenile female

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $411,924.00 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Fentanyl 1,231.75 grams $123,175.00
Marijuana 221 grams $3,315.00
Methamphetamine 14,254.42 grams $285,434.00

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:

  • 1 firearm
  • $11,649.00 U.S. currency
  • 19 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of August 2020, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 298 hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 27 hours
Explorers 0 hours
Posse 32 hours
Reserve Deputies 163 hours
Search and Rescue 76 hours

Some of the call-outs that the SOLV members worked during the month of August 2020 were as follows:

  • Posse: 2 livestock call-outs
  • Search and Rescue: 3 call-outs for missing persons
  • Civilian volunteers: 1 call-out for crime scene security

NOTE: Normal SOLV activities have been suspended due to COVID-19

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