Press Releases

Laird Community Center Burglary/Arson

Laird Community Center Burglary/Arson

On October 23rd at around 10:30 PM, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible suicidal person at the Laird Community Center.  23 year-old Nicolas Meisbach from Lincoln, Nebraska called 911 stating that he was suicidal.  Upon arriving on scene, the responding deputy found a large fire burning on the stage inside […]

Arrests Made in Burglaries

Arrests Made in Burglaries

Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and Wray Police Department Joint Press Release: On October 19, 2016 the Wray Police received information regarding the recent burglaries that have been occurring in and around Wray, and Yuma County.  The Wray Police Department in coordination with the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, and 13th Judicial District Attorney, Brittny Lewton, obtained […]

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Numerous Burglaries in the Wray, Laird and Idalia Areas

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Numerous Burglaries in the Wray, Laird and Idalia Areas

UPDATE: Arrests have been made in this case.  See the full press release by following the link: Arrests Made in Burglaries The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating 7 commercial burglaries that have occurred in the last week in unincorporated areas around Wray, Laird and Idalia.  The burglaries that have occurred in the county […]

Shooting and Drug Arrest/Seizure

Shooting and Drug Arrest/Seizure

Early Friday morning (10/14/16), the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a shooting victim at the Yuma District Hospital Emergency Room.  Justin Bixler, DOB 4/11/75, of Fairbury, NE, had a gunshot wound to his hand.  After several interviews and other information gathering efforts, a bolo (be on the lookout) message was entered into the […]