On Thursday, September 29, 2016, at approximately 8:51 AM, Investigators with the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF)—which is a multi-agency task force comprised of officers and agents from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, the Somerton Police Department, the U.S. Border Patrol, and the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations—with the assistance of the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau, served a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 2300 block of W. 29th Street.
The investigation led to the discovery of approximately 2.485 ounces of methamphetamine, 3.21 grams of heroin, two loaded syringes with a combined content of approximately 30cc of heroin, and paraphernalia consistent with street sales.
The suspect of the search warrant, Hugo Alvarado, 42, and his brother, Miguel Alvarado, Jr, 36, both of Yuma, AZ, were arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for possession of a dangerous drug for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of a narcotic drug for sale, possession of narcotic drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public to call the Sheriff’s Office at (928) 783-4427 to report any suspected drug activity or visit our website at www.yumacountysheriff.org to submit an anonymous tip.