CRIME & SAFETY
Yuma Border Patrol seizes 192 pounds of fentanyl
The single bust is more fentanyl than was seized in the sector for all of fiscal year 2022. The post Yuma Border Patrol seizes 192 pounds of fentanyl appeared first on KYMA.
Amberly’s Place hosts fundraiser to help victims of abuse
Amberly’s Place is making one final push to raise much-needed funds for local victims of domestic violence. The post Amberly’s Place hosts fundraiser to help victims of abuse appeared first on KYMA.
Witnesses take stand in local man’s murder trial
It's the second day of trial for the murder of a Yuma man killed at the Maverick Bar in 2021. The post Witnesses take stand in local man’s murder trial appeared first on KYMA.
Former MCAS daycare worker takes plea, awaits sentencing
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA/KECY) - A former Marine Corps Air Station Yuma (MCAS) daycare worker accused of abusing multiple children while she was employed has taken a plea deal. 29-year-old Katherine McCombs appeared before Superior Court Judge Roger Nelson Thursday morning for a change of plea hearing. In front of several...
Here's every emergency call that Yuma Fire answered this week, 328
The Yuma Fire Department responded to 328 emergency calls for service:. 14 Fire Responses including a fire in a kitchen and a back patio fire. 4 Mutual Aid Responses to assist neighboring agencies. 21 Special Duty and Public Assistance Responses including 3 for snake removals. 25 Motor Vehicle Crashes including...
Homicide investigation underway after woman’s body found in Yuma
YUMA, Ariz. (3TV/CBS 5) — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in Yuma. Around 11:45 a.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a rural area near Avenue 1E and County 18th Street where a woman’s body was found. She’s since been identified as 35-year-old Georgina Montoya from Somerton, a small city southwest of Yuma.
Yuma man arrested on multiple felony charges
YUMA -- A man in Yuma has been arrested on multiple felony charges. Yuma police got a call on April 21st about Luis Angel Lopez providing harmful media to a juvenile within the community. Police say, the juvenile left her home, and it is believed that she was with Luis...
Yuma Police looking into shooting of teenager
Yuma Police looking into shooting of teenager. The 19-year-old suffered non-life-threatening injuries, but the department says the suspect is still at large.
YPD responds to aggrivated assault and attempted homicide
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma Police Department (YPD) is investigating two incidents that occurred on the same day: Saturday, May 27. According to a press release, the first incident YPD responded to was an attempted homicide. This occurred at approximately 12:49pm, in the area of West 5th Place and South 19th Avenue. Officers found a 49-year-old man with stab wounds. Because of his injuries, the man was transported to the Yuma Regional Medical Center (YPD).
Man accused of providing harmful media to underage girl and fleeing the country is now in custody
The Yuma Police Department (YPD) said they arrested a man who was accused of providing harmful media to an underage girl who both ended up fleeing to Mexico. The post Man accused of providing harmful media to underage girl and fleeing the country is now in custody appeared first on KYMA.
Teens in Yuma have been arrested for multiple felony offenses
YUMA -- Three teens and one 18-year-old in Yuma have been arrested for tagging graffiti on a wall and shooting at a person. The incident happened around 7 at night. Police say resident's heard gun shots, and one person confirmed that when they went to speak to the taggers they went to shoot towards them.
DUI checkpoints in Yuma for Memorial Day weekend
YUMA -- The City of Yuma Police Department will be conducting an impaired driving detail on Friday, May 26th, Saturday, May 27th, Sunday, May 28th, and Monday, May 29th 2023. 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, in addition to regularly scheduled patrol officers, are all looking for the signs of an impaired driver behind the wheel.
Memorial Day weekend DUI checkpoints in San Luis
SAN LUIS -- Memorial Day Weekend DUI & STEP Saturation Patrol. This Memorial Day Weekend, San Luis Police Department will be out in force conducting DUI, and STEP enforcements. The police department will continue its support of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety DUI Traffic Enforcement Program with this latest...
Student brings gel blaster to school, thought to be gun
The Yuma Police Department (YPD) said a Cibola High School student brought a gel blaster that appeared to look like a real handgun to school Thursday morning. The post Student brings gel blaster to school, thought to be gun appeared first on KYMA.
Yuma fire gets ready for the summer season
YUMA -- The fire department in Yuma has been informing the community that they are ready for summer. The department has been training under water. With the summer season comes dangers the City of Yuma Fire Department must train for. Canal rescues, river rescues, and pool drownings are all part of the YFD water rescue training program.
Man in Yuma arrested for murder
YUMA -- YCSO have been informing the community about a man who died in Yuma. The incident arrived around 2:00pm at a home in Yuma, and found the man with apparent lacerations and unresponsive. The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau responded and assumed the investigation. Nicholas Harder.
Marine dies in motorcycle crash
A crash between a motorcycle and a semi-truck pulling a flatbed trailer resulted in one man dead Monday afternoon. The post Marine dies in motorcycle crash appeared first on KYMA.
Shots fired at victim after suspects were accused of vandalism
The Yuma Police Department said shots were fired from a handgun at a victim who confronted a group of four suspects that were allegedly seen tagging graffiti on a wall. The post Shots fired at victim after suspects were accused of vandalism appeared first on KYMA.
FBI Seeks To Identify Shooter
The FBI and Cocopah Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual(s) responsible for a shooting on the Cocopah reservation in Somerton, Arizona, on April 30, 2023. The FBI was notified of a shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. at a residence on the East Side...
YPD to conduct impaired driving enforcement detail on Memorial Day weekend
According to YPD, they will start on Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29. This is to ensure the safety on the roadways during the holiday weekend. The post YPD to conduct impaired driving enforcement detail on Memorial Day weekend appeared first on KYMA.
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