Vehicle vs Pedestrian 5700 block of E. 32nd Street

Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, July 17, 2021, at about 9:13 p.m., Yuma Police officers responded to a welfare check on a female standing in the roadway in the 5700 block of E. 32nd Street.  The call was soon updated to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision.

Attempted Homicide with vehicle vs house 700 block of S. 1st Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, at approximately 2:46 a.m., the Yuma Police Department responded to the 700 block of S. 1st Avenue in reference to a 911 call regarding a disturbance.  Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle that had collided with a residence and was backing away from it.

Arson Fire 200 block of S. 2nd Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, June 18, 2021, at approximately 10:27 p.m., the Yuma Police Department responded to assist the Yuma Fire Department at an active fire in the 200 block of S. 2nd Avenue.

Arizona Western College bringing Reg Fest to Somerton

Somerton, Arizona - Arizona Western College is bringing their Reg Fest event to Somerton on Tuesday, July 20, to reach out to prospective students in South Yuma County interested in enrolling for the Fall 2021 semester. AWC also recently held a Reg Fest event in San Luis.

Facebook “Dog for Sale” Scam

Yuma, Arizona - The Facebook “dog for sale” scam has been reported. This is where the scammer, usually from another state claims to be selling puppies on various Facebook groups using a fake account. The scammer will request payment in the form of money orders, money transfers through applications or prepaid gift cards. The scammer will proceed as if they will be shipping the puppy; collect contact information, and residential address information.