Labor Day DUI Enforcement Detail Roundup

Yuma, Arizona - A Labor Day DUI Enforcement Detail was conducted August 30-31, from 9 pm to 3 am. There were a total of 11 officers that worked the detail.  The detail produced the following results:

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San Luis Narcotics Arrest

San Luis, Arizona - Wednesday, at approximately 9:00 a.m., agents with the Yuma County Sheriff’s Narcotic Task Force conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 95 and W. County 22nd Street for a traffic violation. The traffic stop led to the discovery of approximately 2 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in packaging consistent with illegal drug trafficking.

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City of Yuma recognizes employee excellence in Take Pride awards

Yuma, Arizona - City of Yuma employees were recognized for providing exemplary customer service, workplace excellence, outstanding leadership, exceptional teamwork and above-the-call community involvement during the City’s semi-annual Take Pride awards.

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From Humble Beginnings to Pursuing Dreams: AWC Grad Receives Prestigious USGS Internship

Yuma, Arizona - AWC graduate and NAU-Yuma student, Teresa Reyes, came from humble beginnings and has had to overcome so much adversity in her life.  However, that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her educational dreams and providing a better life for her family.  AWC and NAU-Yuma are pleased to announce that Teresa recently was selected for a prestigious internship with the USGS.

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Yuma Polive to implement new automated phone system

Yuma, Arizona - On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the City of Yuma Police Department will implement a new automated telephone answering system for our non-emergency phone number, 928-373-4700.  This service will be provided in English and Spanish.

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Labor Day and BBQ Grilling

Yuma, Arizona - Labor Day weekend is almost here, and for many people that may involve BBQ grilling! According to the National Fire Protection Association, from 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 8,800 home fires involving grills, hibachis or barbecues per year, including an average of 3,800 structure fires and 5,000 outside fires.

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