Despite the dangers of fireworks...

Yuma, Arizona - The 4th of July is just 2 weeks away! According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) research, every 4th of July, thousands of people (most often children and teens) are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks - devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death (and civil/criminal liability).

El Encanto Apartments domestic disturbance call arrest Ronald Bridges

Yuma, Arizona - This morning at about 10:14 a.m., officers responded to El Encanto Apartments, 2651 S. 8th Avenue, in reference to a domestic disturbance call.  While on scene officers learned that an occupant of the apartment, 55 year old Ronald Bridges, had a valid felony warrant with a caution indicator of armed and dangerous.

All-American BBQ and Fireworks Spectacular 2019

Yuma, Arizona - A safe and family-friendly way to celebrate our nation’s independence, the All-American BBQ and Fireworks Spectacular will take place starting 6 p.m. July 4 at the City’s Desert Sun Stadium and Ray Kroc Sports Complex, 36th Street and Avenue A.

Misconduct involving weapons

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, at approximately 1:32 a.m., officer responded to the 2600 block of W. 16th Street in reference to an initial report of a disturbance at the Jack in the Box, involving a male subject with a gun.  Upon arrival officers learned a male subject fired several rounds into the air and fled the scene.

Armed Robbery 1500 block of West 10th Place

Yuma, Arizona -  Today, Yuma Police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery call in the 1500 block of West 10th Place in which the suspect brandished a weapon and took an undisclosed amount of money.