4th of July impaired drivers detail saves lives

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department conducted impaired driving details during the nights of Friday July 1st, Saturday July 2nd, Sunday July 3rd and Monday July 4th of 2016 with help from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  The focus was impaired driving and the apprehension of impaired drivers.

Armed robbery in the 1100 block of S. 10th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at 11:04 p.m. Yuma police officers responded to the 1100 block of S. 10th Avenue reference an armed robbery.  The investigation revealed that the victim answered the door after hearing the doorbell ring.  When they opened the door they were met by two Hispanic males who forced their way in displaying a handgun.  The suspects took numerous items and fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.  There were no injuries reported by the victims.

Novelty - minor types fireworks reminder

Yuma, Arizona - The law allows for the public to possess or use novelty/minor types fireworks, however many types of fireworks remain illegal in Arizona, specifically those designed to rise into the air and/or explode.  Fireworks continue to be prohibited on all public property including all parks, sidewalks, streets and rights-of-way, except by permit for supervised public displays only.

4th of July DUI Detail 2016

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department is conducting an impaired driving detail on Thursday, March 17th, Friday, March 18th, and Saturday, March 19th, 2016. Additional officers will be used to rove city streets looking to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. These DUI patrols are, in addition to regularly scheduled patrol officers, all looking for the signs of an impaired driver behind the wheel.

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

Yuma, Arizona - Share your love of books and reading! The Main Library Book Club will meet Saturday, July 16th, at 10:00 a.m. to discuss The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry. All are welcome to attend. The group will meet by the café area on the first floor.