Current Releases

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Numerous Burglaries in the Wray, Laird and Idalia Areas

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Numerous Burglaries in the Wray, Laird and Idalia Areas

UPDATE: Arrests have been made in this case.  See the full press release by following the link: Arrests Made in Burglaries The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating 7 commercial burglaries that have occurred in the last week in unincorporated areas around Wray, Laird and Idalia.  The burglaries that have occurred in the county […]

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 […]