Current Releases

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 […]

Operation: Mobile Hope

Operation: Mobile Hope

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 […]

Operation: Purple Rain

Operation: Purple Rain

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 […]

Two Men Arrested in Kirk Area Hay Bale Thefts

Two Men Arrested in Kirk Area Hay Bale Thefts

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. 

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