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Sheriff’s Office Implements Body Worn Cameras for Patrol and Detentions

Sheriff’s Office Implements Body Worn Cameras for Patrol and Detentions

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has implemented new body worn cameras for integration into both its Patrol and Detentions Divisions.  The purpose of the new body worn cameras is to provide additional reliable documentation of interactions and encounters with citizens and inmates.  “Body worn cameras will not only offer us the opportunity to provide the […]

Wray and Idalia Schools Closed Due to Threat

Both schools in Wray and Idalia have been cancelled today due to an anonymously posted veiled threat on a smartphone app called Yik Yak. Law enforcement is working with both school staffs to do everything that can be done to keep students safe. Other area schools are aware of the situation and taking proper precautions as well. […]

County Sheriff’s Of Colorado Address Letter to Governor; Express Continued Concerns About Gun Control

Sheriff Day is an officer on the executive board of directors for County Sheriffs of Colorado. The organization hand delivered this letter to Governor Hickenlooper last Thursday.  The letter asked for a meeting with the Governor to discuss solutions to the problems that the three gun control bills from the 2013 legislative session didn’t fix […]

Leahy Convicted for Drug Trafficking

Yuma County Jail Booking Photo; John “JR” Raymond Leahy III     On September 16, 2014 John “JR” Raymond Leahy III was arrested after a driving complaint from a citizen lead Deputies to over 4 ounces of methamphetamine in his vehicle.  On January 5, 2015 Leahy accepted a plea offer from the District Attorney and […]