SHERIFF'S OFFICE

John Spezze, Sheriff
Joe McGuire, Undersheriff

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

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
Communications Center Fax:
719-539-3648
Records Fax: 719-539-1077
Email: records@chaffeesheriff.org





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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S Office June 18, 2018 On 03-29-16 at about 1:55PM Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the area of Chinaman’s Gulch in Chaffee County for a reported discovery of human remains. Chinaman’s Gulch is a two-track four-wheel drive road located on Forest Service Road 6043 approximately a half mile east of […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 18, 2018 During the late-night hours of Friday, June 15th and the early morning hours of Saturday, June 16th several businesses in the Salida and Poncha Springs area along Hwy 50 were burglarized. These businesses include Salida Family Dentistry and The Firefly Restaurant in Salida and […]

AS OF 6/13/18 Effective immediately, Stage 2 fire and smoking restrictions are in place on public lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Pike and San Isabel National Forests located Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo and Saguache counties. Restrictions will remain in effect until they are rescinded. The risk of human-caused fires is […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 11, 2018 ***UPDATE 6/13/18 Federal Lands are now in Stage II Fire Restrictions also. Effectively immediately and by order of Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze Chaffee County, which includes all state lands and unincorporated lands, will move to Stage II Fire Restrictions IMMEDIATELY. This does not […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 4, 2018 On June 4, 2018 at approximately 3:11 pm the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of a raft that capsized in the vicinity of the Pine Creek Rapids approximately 13 miles north of Buena Vista, Colorado. Members of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 4, 2018 On Monday, June 4, 2018, the Chaffee County Communications Center received calls of a possible fire in the Mesa Antero subdivision. Members of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, Chaffee Fire and the U.S. Forest Service responded to the area. A small fire was discovered […]