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 […]
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and its Victim’s Assistance Program in collaboration with the Rural Communities Resource Center (RCRC) will be hosting a “TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE” cell phone drive dubbed “Operation: Mobile Hope” throughout October. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this is a great opportunity for our communities to show […]
Domestic violence is a crime that is often overlooked and misunderstood as compared to other crimes the public hears about. Many times, domestic violence incidents only make the news when a victim has been killed or seriously injured. Those headline grabbing incidents are only the tip of the iceberg in comparison to the total number […]
On September 18th the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports of stolen large round hay bales in the Kirk area. A total of 4 separate victims, all from the Kirk area, reported a total loss of approximately 40 hay bales worth over $2,000.