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 […]
UPDATE: Israel Negrete was apprehended in Merrick County, Nebraska on January 22, 2016. The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Colorado Department of Corrections in locating and apprehending wanted fugitive Israel Negrete. Negrete is wanted by the Colorado Department of Corrections for Felony Escape. He has been spotted in Yuma, Eckley, and Wray. Negrete […]
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office created Operation: Purple Rain in a focused effort to locate and apprehend domestic violence suspects with outstanding warrants.
At approximately 12:41 PM on October 31st, the Wray Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire in the area of Highway 34 and County Road Z. Brisk winds caused the fire to quickly spread, requiring additional resources to respond from the Wauneta, Yuma, Vernon, Eckley, and Wages Fire Departments. The fire was later named […]