Sheriff’s Office Hosts Freedom Drivers Project, Open to the Public


On November 3rd, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a coalition building seminar presented by Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking industry, community, and law enforcement to combat domestic sex trafficking.  Accompanying the representatives from TAT will be an interactive exhibit called the Freedom Drivers Project.  The exhibit will be open to the public from 10 A.M to 2 P.M. at the Yuma County Fairgrounds, and the Sheriff’s Office would like to encourage community members to come participate in the unique experience. Continue Reading »

Laird Community Center Burglary/Arson

  • Nicolas Meisbach Nicolas Meisbach Yuma County Jail Booking Photo


On October 23rd at around 10:30 PM, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible suicidal person at the Laird Community Center.  23 year-old Nicolas Meisbach from Lincoln, Nebraska called 911 stating that he was suicidal.  Upon arriving on scene, the responding deputy found a large fire burning on the stage inside the community center, believed to be set by Meisbach. Continue Reading »

Arrests Made in Burglaries

  • Jakob Holcomb Jakob Holcomb Yuma County Jail Booking Photo
  • Brenda Lopez Brenda Lopez Yuma County Jail Booking Photo
  • Jesus Servin Jesus Servin Yuma County Jail Booking Photo


Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and Wray Police Department Joint Press Release:

On October 19, 2016 the Wray Police received information regarding the recent burglaries that have been occurring in and around Wray, and Yuma County.  The Wray Police Department in coordination with the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, and 13th Judicial District Attorney, Brittny Lewton, obtained a search warrant for a Chevy Lumina 4 door sedan. Continue Reading »

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 are believed to be connected to burglaries that have occurred within the city limits of Wray.  Up to this point, although significant investigatory efforts have been made, little has been released formally on the cases due to the continued pursuit of leads that might have been jeopardized by a public press release. Continue Reading »