On August 1st Jose Carmen Rivera-Leija was sentenced in the 2012 forcible sexual assault of a then 14-year-old girl that occurred at a party in Yuma County. After spending 3 years and 19 days evading capture, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Rivera in Kingfisher, Oklahoma on July 20th, 2015. Rivera’s capture was the product […]
UPDATE: Pedro Avalos-Moreno was apprehended in Yuma in the evening hours of 8/1/16 as part of a multi-agency operation. ORIGINAL STORY:
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.