Current Releases

Deputies Arrest Violent Subject

April 23, 2018 – At approximately 8:45 this morning, Deputy Baldwin encountered a male acting suspiciously in front of the Wray High School.  The male, identified as 50-year old Scott Brunswig of Wray, was flailing his arms and yelling.  Deputy Baldwin contacted Brunswig in order to see if there was some sort of problem.  Upon […]

#FakeNews Comes to Yuma County

April 17, 2018 – For those of you curious about the recently published article from a Michael Bloomberg owned media outlet claiming that the Yuma County Sheriff is essentially selling HR218 LEOSA status (the ability to carry concealed as a peace officer anywhere in the country), here’s an explanation about how this came about and […]

Sheriff’s Office Places AED’s in Patrol Cars

Sheriff’s Office Places AED’s in Patrol Cars

April 5, 2018 – Saving the life of cardiac arrest victims is based on the speed by which medical attention can be provided; the quicker the victim is treated with an automated external defibrillator (AED), the higher the likelihood of survival.  Getting first responders to a medical emergency in time is a challenge that is […]

Sheriff’s Office Launches Canine Program

Sheriff’s Office Launches Canine Program

February 24, 2018–The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is preparing to launch its first ever canine program.  The need for this type of resource in our county is apparent, and the Sheriff’s Office diligently began researching and pursuing this project within the last 3-4 years.  With the recent culmination of several high-profile narcotics investigations, came a […]