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The Yuma Police Department has received calls in reference to another phone scam. It appears the scammers are now spoofing one of the Yuma Police Department’s numbers. Spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Scammers often use neighbor spoofing so it appears that an incoming call is coming from a local number. They may also spoof a number from a company or a government agency that you may already know and trust.READ MORE
The Yuma Police Department will conduct an impaired driving detail July 3-6. 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.READ MORE
On Friday, March 15, the Yuma Police Department responded to two separate calls in reference to an overdose. One call was for a 16-year-old male and the second call was for a 17-year-old female. Both reportedly overdosed and were transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center. In both of these cases, Narcan was administered. On Sunday, March 17, a 27-year-old male reportedly overdosed and Narcan was administered. The subject was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center, but was pronounced deceased upon arrival.READ MORE