Fraudulent Schemes

Yuma, Arizona - On June 7, 2016 the Yuma Police Department responded to 180 W. 1st Street, Yuma Visitor’s Bureau, reference to a theft from a former employee.  It is alleged that Fernando Zacarias, the former accountant for the Yuma Visitor’s Bureau, made fraudulent money transfers from the YVB business account to his personal account.  Zacarias was arrested on June 9th reference this case and has been released.  This is still an intensive ongoing investigation.

Back to School Safety

Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma Police Department would like to provide the community with some back to school safety tips. Awareness and education can be used as tools to help keep children safe. 

Splash Out Crime Night 2016

Yuma, Arizona - Everyone is invited to make a splash against crime.  The 2016 Splash Out Crime Night takes place on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Valley Aquatic Center.  Entry to the event is only one dollar and features unlimited access to Yuma’s favorite pool complex, music, prizes, a dunk tank, and lots of fun.  Concessions will be available, too. There will be Yuma Police vehicles and equipment on hand for display and interaction with the public.

TRIO KEYS Fall 2016 Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Yuma, Arizona - The TRIO KEYS Program at Arizona Western College would like to invite the AWC campus communities and the general public to their Fall 2016 Open House on Wednesday, August 31st from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the KEYS Building (formerly Cottage 1).  At 10:00 am, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new space.

Technical Rescue

Yuma, Arizona - On Tuesday July 26, 2016 just before 8:30 pm Yuma Fire Department personnel were sent to the area of the 1900 blk of Paris Court to assist the Yuma Police Department with a welfare check of a person high up in a palm tree. A technical rescue was begun with firefighters initially climbing to the person’s location.