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Yuma County Sheriff’s Office investigate Potential Social Media Threat

Yuma, Arizona. – On Sunday, April 16, 2023, at approximately 5:12 A.M., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an individual posting suicidal statements on social media and threats of potential violence. 
According to a release made by Sgt. Edgar Guerra, Public Information Officer with YCSO, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office immediately began investigating the matter and notified local law enforcement agencies of the potential threats.
During the course of the investigation, the identified individual was contacted and interviewed by Deputies and Investigators. At this time, we have not been able to validate a legitimate threat to the community. 
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office holds paramount the safety of the community. The public will be immediately notified if a legitimate threat is identified by the Office.
The original posts in question were dated April 6th and April 11th with no specific dates or events being mentioned.  
As in all situations, we are currently working and were working with our state, local, federal partners, and mental health resources to ensure we are exhausting all available resources in this investigation.
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office takes any and all threats seriously and will investigate all allegations thoroughly.  We also have the obligation of safeguarding a person’s constitutional rights during the course of our investigations. 
Anyone with information regarding this case, please contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 928-783-4427 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous. You can also submit an anonymous tip at www.yumacountysheriff.org.