Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, September 15, 2017 the Yuma Police Department was informed of the arrest of one of our police officers, while off duty, in San Diego, California.
On Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4:23 a.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to a sexual assault call. 33 year old Jared Elkins was taken into custody and later booked into San Diego County Jail on sexual assault charges.
Jared Elkins has been a police officer with the Yuma Police Department for 7 years. The Department is in the process of placing him on administrative paid leave until further notice.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 a criminal complaint was filed by the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office against Jared Elkins for multiple felony offenses. Jared Elkins was scheduled to be arraigned in San Diego Superior Court on November 27th at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Jared Elkins remains on administrative paid leave until further notice.