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 »

Shooting and Drug Arrest/Seizure

  • Johnny Payne Johnny Payne Yuma County Jail Booking Photo
  • Joshua Dean Hansen Joshua Dean Hansen Yuma County Jail Booking Photo

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 state crime computer system indicating the Sheriff’s Office was looking for a black Chevy Equinox being driven by Johnny Payne, DOB 4/11/86, of Fairbury, NE. Continue Reading »

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 their support and make a difference for a victim of domestic violence and their families.   Continue Reading »