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Avalos-Moreno Elevated to #1 Most Wanted

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo Pedro Avalos-Moreno

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo
Pedro Avalos-Moreno

Pedro Avalos-Moreno has been wanted by the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office since June 21st of this year.  Avalos-Moreno now has 6 outstanding felony warrants with nationwide extradition involving the following charges:  Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (x2), Introduction of Contraband into a Secure Facility, Violation of Bail Bond Conditions (x4), Violation of a Protection Order, Fraud by Check (x4), Theft, and Driving Under Restraint.  Avalos-Moreno is also currently on bond for Possession of a Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Weapon of Previous Felony Offender (x3), and Possession of a Defaced Firearm. Continue Reading »

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Archuleta Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo Francisco Villa Archuleta

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo
Francisco Villa Archuleta

In February of this year the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office brought Francisco Villa Archuleta back to Yuma County in response to a warrant for his arrest on multiple felony charges.  The original case, filed by the Yuma Police Department in May of 2015, involved the alleged sexual assault of a young boy. Continue Reading »

Cobos Charged in 2009 Sexual Assault on a Child

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo Richard Cobos

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo
Richard Cobos

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating a case that was referred to them by the Gering, Nebraska Police Department.  In September, 2013 the Gering Police Department began investigating Richard Cobos on an allegation of Sexual Assault on a Child.  Cobos was later found guilty on some of the charges stemming from that investigation and was sentenced to the Nebraska Department of Corrections. Continue Reading »

Storm/Tornado Damage North of Yuma

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At 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time, Yuma County Sheriff’s Office activated Incident Command in response to a reported weather incident occurring north of Yuma, Colorado at approximately County Road 44 to County Road 48, along Highway 59. Continue Reading »