Times For School Zone Flashing Lights on 24th Street

Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma Police Department would like to inform the public of the times the school zone flashing lights will be activated during school days for Gila Ridge, Desert Mesa, Castle Dome and Otondo schools on 24th Street.  The flashers will be activated warning drivers that the speed limit is 25 MPH in the school zone from 8:05 A.M. until 8:50 A.M. and from 3:35 P.M. until 4:10 P.M. 

IRS Phone Scams

Washington, DC - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards.

Shots Fired 600 Block of S. 1st Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - Yesterday at 3:27 a.m. offices were dispatched to the 600 Block of S. 1st Avenue in reference to multiple calls of hearing shots fired.  Officers arrived in area and multiple casings were located.  There is a report of damage to one residence.  No injuries were reported. 

Turn around, Don’t Drown

Yuma, Arizona - Every year some of Arizona’s drowning deaths involve flash floods. Never drive into a flooded wash or other area of running water. Remember, “Turn around, Don’t Drown!”.

Armed Robbery of vehicle from Americans Best Value Inn

Yuma, Arizona - This morning at approximately 3:16 a.m. officers were dispatched to a theft of vehicle from Americans Best Value Inn, 300 E. 32nd Street.  The victim reported that six subjects, two with handguns, threatened him and took his vehicle and some personal items.