Criminal Defense in Yuma county
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Yuma County sits at the southwestern border of the state of Arizona. It is home to over 200,000 people and is consistently growing in population. Yuma County is also home to the Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the cities and towns of Yuma, San Luis, Somerton, Dateland, Gadsden, Tacna, Wellton, Fortuna Foothills (“The Foothills”), Rancho Mesa Verde, Drysdale, Buckshot, Aztec, Donovan Estates, Avenue B & C, Martinez Lake, and more.
Yuma County has two main Adult criminal detention centers, the Yuma County Detention Center and the Arizona State Prison Complex in Yuma, as well as a Yuma County Juvenile Detention Facility.
Yuma County Detention Center
200 W. Court Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
The Yuma County Detention Center is a maximum security prison located in Yuma, AZ with a capacity of approximately 756 inmates. According to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Detention Bureau, the facility was designed to “receive, process, and house inmates who are detained prior to trial, as well as inmates in different phases of the criminal justice system.”
Yuma County Juvenile Detention Facility
2440 West 28th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
According to the Yuma County website, the Yuma County Juvenile Detention Facility is “a short-term secured facility, used to house detained juveniles from Yuma County, La Paz County, Cocopah, Border Patrol, and other contractual holds.”
Arizona State Prison Complex in Yuma
7125 E Cesar Chavez Blvd
San Luis, AZ 85349
The Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) located in Yuma is one of the 13 state correctional facilities located in Arizona. It houses five different units, including the Cheyenne, Cibola, Cocopah, Dakota, and La Paz units, which hold security levels ranging from low to medium (levels 2-4). The inmate population currently sits at about 4,200.
Arrested in Yuma County? Call the Arizona Criminal Defense Attorneys at Belén Law Firm
If you’ve been arrested in Yuma County and are being held at one of the Yuma County detention centers listed above, it’s important that you acquire the legal help of an experienced and local criminal defense attorney. A Yuma County criminal defense lawyer like Belén Olmedo Guerra of the Belén Law Firm works tirelessly to ensure your freedom and future are being aggressively fought for and the best possible outcome for your situation is achieved.
As a renowned Phoenix-based criminal defense lawyer, Belén has extensive experience handling charges of all types of crimes across the state of Arizona. She and her dedicated team know what it takes to protect their clients and achieve the best possible resolution in their criminal case, whether that’s a reduced prison sentence, probation, dismissed or dropped charges, or an acquittal at trial.
Whether you’re being investigated, have been charged with a misdemeanor or serious felony charge, or are currently awaiting trial, our experienced Arizona criminal defense attorneys at Belén Law Firm can help. Some of the types of cases we regularly handle at our firm include:
- Violent Crimes
- Domestic violence, assault, homicide (including vehicular homicide and negligent homicide), murder (including first-degree murder and second-degree murder), weapons charges, and more.
- Sex Crimes
- Including sexual assault, rape, prostitution and solicitation, child pornography, sexual conduct with a minor, statutory rape, online solicitation of a minor, and more.
- Drug Crimes
- Including simple possession, drug distribution, drug trafficking, manufacturing, illegal cultivation, and more.
- White Collar Crimes
- Extortion, embezzlement, check fraud, money laundering, and more.
- Federal Crimes
- Juvenile Crimes
- Theft Crimes
- Shoplifting, robbery, aggravated robbery, grand larceny, burglary, motor vehicle theft, and more.
- DUIs in Arizona
- Including aggravated DUIs (felony DUIs), Extreme DUIs and Super Extreme DUIs.
- Resisting Arrest
- And More
If you don’t see your specific offense listed above, don’t worry. At Belén Law Firm, our skilled criminal attorneys are prepared to handle all types of Arizona criminal offenses. If you or a family member has recently been arrested and charged with a crime in Yuma County, give us a call at (602) 715-0908 for a free consultation to discuss your legal case today. You can also contact us online via our online intake form.
We provide 24/7 legal advice and accept calls from inmates in all Yuma County Jails and penitentiaries across the state. including Pima County, Maricopa County, Pinal County, Cochise County, and Yavapai County.