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 February 2020, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office participated in the following community events:

Silver Spur Rodeo and Parade
On Saturday, February 8th, the Sheriff’s Office participated in the Silver Spur Rodeo Parade with a Patrol truck and boat, Sheriff's Mounted Posse Color Guard, and Sheriff's Mounted Posse. Sheriff Leon Wilmot and other Yuma County elected officials participated by riding in the Patrol boat.

City of Somerton Greater Days Parade
On Friday, February 14th, the Sheriff’s Office participated in the Somerton Greater Days Parade with a Patrol truck and boat. Sheriff Leon Wilmot also participated by riding in the Patrol boat.

Hank Days Parade
On Saturday, February 15th, the Sheriff's Office participated in the Hank Days Parade with a Patrol truck and boat, YCSO Color Guard, Sheriff's Mounted Posse Color Guard, and Sheriff's Mounted Posse. Sheriff Leon Wilmot also participated with his 1929 Model A.

Administration Bureau

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

  • Fingerprinting: 76
  • Civil Process Service
    • Received 625 legal documents for service
    • Served 122 legal documents

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

Reports merged 1,941
Reports processed for court 283
Victims notifications received 229
Impounded vehicles 1
Impound releases 6
Validations 307
Public Records/Report Requests completed 282
Local Record Checks completed 129
Scanned/imported documents 2,762
Data entry 304
Jacket consolidations 358

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 February 2020, the YCSO:

  • Registered 4 new sex offenders
  • Confirmed 0 sex offenders moved out of Yuma County
  • Received 21 sex offender updates (includes address changes, employment changes, phone numbers, etc.)
  • Issued 1 community notification
  • Conducted 30 sex offender compliance checks
  • Tracked a total of 483 sex offenders in Yuma County
  • Tracked 4 sex offenders incarcerated in the Yuma County Detention Center
Detention Bureau
During the month of February 2020, the average daily inmate population was 415, of which:
  • 327.45 were adult males
  • 86.52 were adult females
  • 1.03 were juvenile males
  • 65 are sentenced inmates

During this period, the YCSO Detention Bureau:

  • Processed an average of 17 bookings per day
  • Processed an average of 15 releases per day

A total of 494 inmates were admitted, of which:

  • 365 were adult males
  • 128 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male

A total of 448 inmates were released, of which:

  • 324 were adult males
  • 123 were adult females
  • 1 was a juvenile male
Patrol Bureau
During the month of February 2020, the YCSO received an average of 309.62 calls for service per day.

Total calls for service: 8,979

Traffic Related Incidents

  • 105 traffic collisions
    • 34 injury collisions
    • 56 non injury collisions
    • 15 private property collisions
  • 73 traffic citations
  • 5 DUI citations
  • 152 traffic incidents
  • 64 traffic repair orders
  • 168 traffic warnings


Foothills Substation
The YCSO Foothills Substation received an average of 8.07 calls for service and 17.73 walk-in customers per day during the month of February 2020. During this period, Foothills Substation personnel and deputies:

  • Received 234 calls for service
  • Received 514 walk in customers
  • Rolled 26 fingerprints
  • Processed 18 report requests
  • Received 67 prescription drop-offs

NOTE: The statistics noted above do not include weekend or holiday calls for service.


Yuma County Narcotics Task Force
During the month of February 2020, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) served 2 search warrants and made 30 arrests which consisted of the following:

  • Drug Related Offenses: 30 arrests

    • Distribution Arrests: 3
      • 1 Heroin
      • 2 Methamphetamine
    • Possession Arrests: 24
      • 20 Marijuana
      • 2 Methamphetamine
      • 2 drug paraphernalia
    • Transportation Arrests: 3
      • 1 Fentanyl
      • 2 Methamphetamine

Breakdown of the total number persons arrested:

  • 23 adult males
  • 7 females

Drug Seizures
Drugs seized by the YCNTF during this period had a street value of $423,014.60 and consisted of the following:

Type of Drugs Qty Seized Street Value
Fentanyl 576 g $45,080.00
Heroin 28.24 g $1,270.80
Marijuana 246.33 g $2,463.30
Methamphetamine 54.99 lbs $374,200.50

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 vehicle
  • $1,631.00 in U.S. currency
  • 92 miscellaneous drug paraphernalia items
Sheriff's Office League of Volunteers
During the month of February 2020, the Sheriff's Office Leage of Volunteers (SOLV) donated a total of 1,659.5 hours to the YCSO and the community which consisted of the following:

Volunteer Group Hours Donated
Civilian Volunteers 832 hours
Explorers 86 hours
Posse 279.5 hours
Reserve Deputies 109 hours
Search and Rescue 353 hours

Some of the events that the SOLV members worked during the month of February 2020 were as follows:

  • Conducted multiple scam presentations to community groups
  • Yuma County Finance District Assessment Notices

Security, Traffic or Crowd Control
In addition to the above listed events, YCSO reserve deputies and/or volunteer units provided security, traffic or crowd control for the following events:

  • Yuma County Auction
  • Silver Spur Rodeo
  • Silver Spur Rodeo Parade
  • Hank Days Parade
  • Wellton Poineer Days Parade
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