Yuma County Sheriff

Storm/Tornado Damage North of Yuma

At 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time, Yuma County Sheriff’s Office activated Incident Command in response to a reported weather incident occurring north of Yuma, Colorado at approximately County Road 44 to County Road 48, along Highway 59. First calls were...

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Tornado Touch Down Near Wray

Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day has confirmed that several tornadoes touched down north of Wray this evening, one of them causing minor injuries to five people. There is no information yet regarding how extensive damages may be from the series of...

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Ian Packer Sentenced for Crimes

In November of last year, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release notifying citizens of their manhunt for Ian Glenn Packer.  The manhunt began after a warrant had been issued for Packer for violating a protection order. ...

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WANTED: Israel Negrete-Moreno

UPDATE: Israel Negrete was apprehended in Merrick County, Nebraska on January 22, 2017. Original story below: Israel Negrete-Moreno failed to appear in court for sentencing on 1/4/16 in connection to his involvement with a drive-by shooting that...

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"Keep up the good work for the community. It is excellent place to live in."

Charlotte Ritchey

"Thank you for your service Yuma County Sheriff for keeping us safe we have your back."

Michael Walker

"Thank you, Yuma County Sheriff! Sure looks like you all have been working hard and over time protecting your citizens. You are appreciated."

Brandy Ward