John Spezze, Sheriff
Andy Rohrich, Undersheriff

641 West 3rd Street
PO Box 699
Salida, Colorado 81201

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Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
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Chaffee County Undersheriff John Spezze today announced that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for county sheriff in 2014.  Spezze was appointed to his post in 2011 by the current sheriff, Pete Palmer, who is not running for reelection next year.  Sheriff Palmer said, “John is the most competent person in the county to […]

At the conclusion of a three-day jury trial, Elija Patterson, 34, of Colorado Springs     was convicted November 21of several felony charges stemming from his arrest last April 1st.  Deliberating for just three hours, the jury returned verdicts of guilty on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a class three felony; […]

The sister of Gene George, the Ohio man who was the subject of an extensive four-day search on Mt. Columbia and Mt. Harvard in September, has donated five thousand dollars to the Search and Rescue North team’s rescue fund.  The woman, Linda Petrigac, of Willoughby, Ohio wrote in the letter accompanying the funds, “I truly […]