John Spezze, Sheriff
Andy Rohrich, Undersheriff

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

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
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Records Fax: 719-539-1077


A Nathrop resident was arrested Wednesday evening after members of the Chaffee County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home in the Chalk Creek area that turned up a quantity of methamphetamine and cash.  The man, Luke Anthony Scott Determan, 25, was jailed on felony drug charges.  Bond was set at $10,000. […]

Under sheriff John Spezze, who assumes duties of Chaffee County Sheriff in January, 2015, has announced that he will name Derek Bos, Patrol Commander of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office as his new Under Sheriff. Commander Bos began his career with the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office in 2001 and was assigned as a patrol deputy […]

[The following text was sent to subscribers to our electronic newsletter. WPP] With the recent election of my friend John Spezze to the office of Chaffee County sheriff, and as I prepare to leave that office in January, allow me to review with you the past four years of this administration. When we campaigned for […]

The sheriff and undersheriff The undersheriff attended a two-day conference of the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) held in Keystone.  Also attending were Det. Sgt. Andy Rohrich and Victims Assistance Coordinator Brittany Goodwin. Operations Sgt. Matt Goodwin and Deputy Ben Adair responded to a family domestic call in Harvard Estates Halloween night.  Arrested from […]