The attorney representing Jose Jimenez, who is charged with the murder of 29-year-old Christal Figueroa as well as a separate incident involving aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, asked that trial dates be set in both cases against her client during a Wednesday morning hearing in Yuma County Superior Court.
Attorney Kristi Riggins
A Yuma County Superior Court judge has sentenced 21-year-old Michael Rose to 16 years in prison for killing a Winterhaven man in a murder that happened more than a year ago.
In handing down the sentence, Superior Court Judge David Haws, who presided over the case, also gave Rose credit for the 180 days that he had previously se
The Yuma man accused of attacking a woman and her 8-year-old child with a box cutter last year won’t have to serve anytime in prison, but instead will be spending the next four years on probation.
Appearing before Judge David Haws Wednesday in Yuma County Superior Court, 37-year-old Chad Diener was sentenced to 48 mo
The Yuma Police Department is seeking witnesses of a Monday morning collision involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck on Araby Road.
According to YPD, at about 10:30 a.m. a blue semi-truck pulling two trailers loaded with empty pallets was traveling west on Interstate-8.
The driver of the s
U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector arrested three drug smuggling suspects and a convicted sex offender who was trying to enter the country illegally and seized $780,000 worth of methamphetamine in separate incidents during the weekend.
Border Patrol agents with the Yuma Station arrested a convicted se
The Yuma man arrested earlier this year outside his apartment following a 31/2-hour standoff with police, who were responding to the residence in reference to a domestic violence call, was sentenced to nearly three decades in prison on Monday.
Yuma County Superior Court Judge pro tem Stephen J. Rouff sentenced 37-year-old
A Yuma County Superior Court judge on Friday designated the case against the driver charged in connection to the August hit-and-run death of a Yuma teenager as a complex case.
In asking for the designation, attorney Michael Donovan, who represents 23-year-old Edgar Borquez, informed the court that he was filing a written motion
A criminal complaint has been filed against one of the two men arrested in connection to an armed robbery Sunday night in the area of Magnolia Avenue and 3rd Street.
Joel Lara, 20, who was re-arrested Thursday at the Yuma Regional Medical Center, was arraigned later that same day in Yuma Justice Court, where he was charge
No charges were filed against the three people who were arrested by the San Luis Police Department early Wednesday morning after allegedly trespassing on private property while possessing methamphetamine and two stolen shotguns.
Appearing via video feed from the county jail, where they were still in custody, 18-year-old David M
A hearing in Yuma County Superior Court on Wednesday for the parents of the alleged driver of the vehicle that struck and killed a teenage skateboarder was continued until next month in order to give their attorneys time to review several audio and video recordings pertaining to the case.
Yuma attorney Victoria Thompson, who represents O
The man wanted by police in connection with an armed robbery reported on Sunday night may have been injured when an airbag deployed during a collision with a tree.
The suspect might possibly show signs of injuries consistent with an airbag deployment. No other details describing the man are currently available.
At about 10:06 p.m
Yuma police officers responded to an armed robbery Sunday night at about 10:06 p.m. in the area of Magnolia Avenue and 3rd Street.
According to Sgt. Leanne Worthen of the Yuma Police Department, two adult males were walking in the area of Magnolia Avenue and 3rd Street when a vehicle approached them.
One of the occ
UPDATE -- Units from multiple fire agencies responded to a brush fire burning near Avenue C 1/2 and the Colorado River early Monday morning.
According to spokeswoman Charly McMurdie, Rural/Metro firefighters were the first to respond and remained on scene after turning control of the fire over t
The bond for a former Yuma police officer who has been charged with one count of luring a minor for sexual exploitation was lowered Friday during a condition of release hearing in Yuma County Superior Court.
During the hearing, attorney Michael Donovan, who represents 25-year-old Ron Anton Ciancimino, informed the court that his cli
A criminal complaint was filed Wednesday in Yuma Justice Court against the man arrested after allegedly robbing a pharmacy, charging him with a single felony offense.
As 37-year-old Mark Matthews stood listening, Justice of the Peace pro tem Yolonda Torok informed him that the Yuma County Attorney’s Office had review
The City of Yuma firefighter who was arrested for kidnapping his 5-month-old daughter from her mother last month has committed suicide while out on bail and facing a felony charge of custodial interference.
Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonzo Zavala confirmed that the body found at a home in the 3200 block of West Patricia Lan
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe Station in California arrested a smuggling suspect and seized more than $500,000 worth of heroin (SEEN HERE) Saturday afternoon. After stopping a car, agents reportedly found anomalies in the driver’s story, leading to the reported discove
Three convicted sex offenders are residing at new addresses in the Yuma area. They include 30-year-old David Garcia, 54-year-old Joseph Hurtado, and 35-year-old Melissa Schaefer.
According to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, Garcia resides at 854 W. Daffodil Ct. in Somerton. He is described as 5 feet 10 inches
Police are looking for the man who tried to abduct an 11-year-old girl in San Luis, Ariz., Wednesday afternoon.
According to the San Luis Police Department, shortly before 1:30 p.m. the girl was dropped off by a school bus at the corner of Zapata Street and Merrill Avenue. As she was walking home, the driver of a white old
The man suspected of lying to investigators and attempting to hide the main suspect wanted in connection to the murder of 28-year-old Christal Figueroa was sentenced to prison on Friday in Yuma County Superior Court.
Superior Court Judge John Nelson, who is presiding over the case, sentenced 36-year-old Jeffrey Allen Miller to three year