WANTED: Israel Negrete


The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Colorado Department of Corrections in locating and apprehending wanted fugitive Israel Negrete.

Negrete is wanted by the Colorado Department of Corrections for Felony Escape. He has been spotted in Yuma, Eckley, and Wray. Negrete is believed to be accompanied by a 19-year-old white female in a dark gray Toyota 4-door sedan with Washington State license plates.

Please call 911 and do not approach Negrete if you spot him, he has made threats towards law enforcement in the past.

Excess Property Auction

The Sheriff’s Office is preparing to auction off numerous items of excess property from its inventory on December 10th. The items to be auctioned are a mixture of items purchased by the county for Sheriff’s Office use that have since been retired, and property obtained through the 1033 program.  The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has certainly taken advantage of the excess military property through the 1033 program for law enforcement use.  In compliance with the program rules, we are allowed to “dispose” of certain property in line with agency policy after we no longer have use of it.

The attached list of items are available for public auction on December 10th.  Schaffner Auction was selected through a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) process as our agency auction service.  Schaffner Auction is a live auction source, but takes absentee, phone, and now internet bids.  Contact Auctioneer John Schaffner at 970-630-3402 for further sale information.

Absentee bids and live online bidding: https://uslandoffice.hibid.com/auctions/current

  • Unimog Unimog 2005 Mercedes/Freightliner Unimog Engine: Unimog 110hp OM 352, 346 cu in. 6cyl, 4-stroke diesel, direct injection Maximum Highway Speed: 50 mph (80 km/h) 8 speed manual transmission Its in running condition 1,376 miles It has a hydraulic front end bucket and backhoe that are both in functioning condition as well as auxiliary hydraulics.
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  • AM General Semi AM General Semi 1985 M939 AM General Diesel Cummins engine 855cid 240 HP 4 speed automatic Allison transmission with H/L It is in running condition. 41,416 miles.
  • AM General Semi AM General Semi
  • AM General Semi AM General Semi
  • Heavy Trailer Heavy Trailer M989A1 Heavy Expanded Mobility Trailer Tie-Rod Steering • Curb weight: 4,932 kg / 10,850 lbs. • Payload: 10,000 kg / 22,000 lbs. • Deck area: 4470.4 mm x 2438.4 mm / 176 inches x 96 inches
  • Heavy Trailer Heavy Trailer
  • Single-Axle Enclosed Trailer Single-Axle Enclosed Trailer Designed for a 2.5 ton truck PVC cover enclosure over removable frame Partial side racks
  • Chevy Service Pickup Chevy Service Pickup 1986 Chevy M1008 1 ¼ ton 4X4 lock out hubs 81,227 miles 6.2 liter v8 diesel engine Turbo Hydramatic 400 transmission Contains a 12K PTO operated generator and air compressor with twin tanks.
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  • Command Van/Ambulance Command Van/Ambulance 1993 Ford Econoline E350 7.3L-V8 OHV 16V Diesel Engine with Automatic Transmission 39,431 miles
  • Command Van/Ambulance Command Van/Ambulance
  • Command Van/Ambulance Command Van/Ambulance
  • Dodge Charger Dodge Charger 2007 Dodge Charger VIN 2B3KA43H27H771176 5.7L Hemi V8 142,000 miles
  • 50K Generator 50K Generator Cummins Power Generation 50K Generator Diesel engine with 74.9 hours. Electronic PowerCommand digital control With Power Transfer Switch
  • 50K Generator 50K Generator
  • 50K Generator 50K Generator
  • 50K Generator 50K Generator
  • 5K Generator 5K Generator Onan DN2M Diesel, 2 cylinder/4 stroke, 11.0hp @1800 RPM, 24VDC start, liquid-cooled 6.5 Hours
  • 3K Generator #1 3K Generator #1 Yanmar L70AE-D/DE Diesel, 1 cylinder/4 stroke, 6.7 hp @ 3600 RPM (variable speed), rope and 24 VDC start, air-cooled. It has 270 hours
  • 3K Generator #2 3K Generator #2 Manufactured in 1994 Dimensions LWH (in) 51 x 32 x 37 (Cube:34 ft3) Wet Weight (lbs) 888 911 Engine: Onan DN2M Diesel, 2 cylinder/4 stroke, 11.0hp @1800 RPM, 24VDC start, liquid-cooled. Instrumentation: Hour meter, voltmeter, frequency, amps (% RL), oil pressure, fuel, coolant temp, battery amps, emergency stop, battle short Fuels: Diesel DL-1, DL-2; Jet Fuel JP-8 Fuel Capacity: 5 gallons 1415 hours
  • 3K Generator #2 3K Generator #2
  • Tire Machine Tire Machine Coats Rim Clamp 5065AX Fully operational
  • Tire Changer Tire Changer Coats 40-40A Does not run
  • Storage Bins Storage Bins 25 trays 58 inches tall
  • Portable Heater Portable Heater Manufacture year is 1986 5hp Briggs and Stratton engine and produces 400,000 BTU. Heater and engine both run on gasoline.
  • Portable Heater Portable Heater
  • Space Heaters (2) Space Heaters (2) Hunter World Ready SHC35 35,000 BTU Requires Battery and fuel tank to operate. (not included) 2 of them
  • Space Heaters (2) Space Heaters (2)
  • Metal Lathe Metal Lathe 110v D/C motor Smithy Granite 1324
  • Mobile Welder Mobile Welder 1971 Hobart G-300 welder Chrysler IND. H-225 engine Output Rating is 300 amps at 37 volts
  • Air Compressor Air Compressor Ingersoll-Rand Model D2475-80 12 HP Diesel 300 psi air compressor with an 80 gal tank. Does not have the gas tank or battery, but used very lightly if at all
  • Pressure Washer Pressure Washer 6.5 hp Honda GX 200 engine BAD WATER PUMP

Results of Operation: Purple Rain


In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office created Operation: Purple Rain in a focused effort to locate and apprehend domestic violence suspects with outstanding warrants.  Continue Reading »

Robb Fire Destroys 300 Acres and Residence

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At approximately 12:41 PM on October 31st, the Wray Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire in the area of Highway 34 and County Road Z.  Brisk winds caused the fire to quickly spread, requiring additional resources to respond from the Wauneta, Yuma, Vernon, Eckley, and Wages Fire Departments.  The fire was later named the Robb Fire by the Yuma County Office of Emergency Management. Continue Reading »