Deputies Utilizing New Mobile Fingerprint Technology

Sergeant James Thomson with one of the Sheriff’s Office’s new MorphoIdent Mobile Fingerprint Scanners

The days of lying about one’s identity to deputies in Yuma County are in the past.  Earlier this month the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office began implementing mobile fingerprint scanners into their repertoire of law enforcement technology.  This week, every deputy on patrol in Yuma County has been equipped with their own mobile fingerprint scanner to use day-to-day. Continue Reading »

Two Arrests Made in Relation to Stolen Cattle Located in Yuma County

  • Eric Knox Eric Knox Morgan County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Deric Knox Deric Knox Morgan County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo

     

Two Fort Morgan men have been arrested due to their involvement in a December, 2016 cattle theft.  Rex Hawthorne, of Wiggins, reported to the Colorado Brand Board that eight black calves had been stolen out of their pasture in Morgan County.  In February, Brand Inspector Pat McGinnis contacted Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Deputy CJ Fell informing him that they had received a tip that the stolen cattle were being kept at a property in Yuma County. Continue Reading »

Structure Fire Leads to Discovery of Large Illegal Marijuana Grow

  • Clifton Boggess Clifton Boggess Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Connie Sizemore Connie Sizemore Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo

     

A structure fire Saturday afternoon south of Yuma led to the discovery of a large-scale illegal marijuana grow in a residential basement.  The Yuma Fire Department and the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a structure fire on June 3rd at approximately 12:40 PM near the intersection of County Roads 30 and C.  The structure fire was determined to have originated from the basement of the home where a large marijuana grow was located.  The likely cause of the fire was faulty wiring that powered the grow’s many high-powered lighting ballasts, fans and hydroponic systems. Continue Reading »

Identities Released in Eastern Colorado and Western Nebraska Drug Round-Up

  • Bencomo, Tomas Bencomo, Tomas Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Krehmeyer, Robert Krehmeyer, Robert Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Carlos-Olea, Juan Carlos-Olea, Juan Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Olea-Campos, Carlos Olea-Campos, Carlos Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Ledesma, Armando Ledesma, Armando Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Antonio-Rasgado, Araceli Antonio-Rasgado, Araceli Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Rodriguez-Morales, Francisco Rodriguez-Morales, Francisco Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo
  • Brueggeman, Kristine Brueggeman, Kristine Yuma County Sheriff's Office Booking Photo

     

Drug Task Force operations made a significant impact in Yuma County, and the greater region yesterday.  The following eleven individuals were indicted and apprehended in yesterday’s drug operation.  All face federal charges in the US District of Nebraska. Continue Reading »