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Deputies Utilizing New Mobile Fingerprint Technology

Deputies Utilizing New Mobile Fingerprint Technology

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Structure Fire Leads to Discovery of Large Illegal Marijuana Grow

Structure Fire Leads to Discovery of Large Illegal Marijuana Grow

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 […]

Sheriff’s Office Sets Up Unwanted Medication Drop Box

Sheriff’s Office Sets Up Unwanted Medication Drop Box

You know you have them – those bottles of pills, or prescription medications that have expired or gone unused for years.  They’re in the back of your bathroom drawer, or on the top shelf of a medicine cabinet.  And you’re not alone.  Did you know the average American household has four pounds of prescribed and […]