SHERIFF'S OFFICE

John Spezze, Sheriff
Andy Rohrich, 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





-->

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE October 17, 2021 On this date at approximately 0949 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of an assault involving a knife. During the conversation the female victim related that she just had her throat cut and the suspect was still on scene. Deputies responded […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE Due to moderating conditions over the past week, including cooler temperatures and widespread moisture, I am lifting Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated Chaffee County effective 0600, Thursday, October 7, 2021. The USFS lifted their restrictions effective immediately on October 6. *****Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze*****

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE  Salida, Colorado  PRESS RELEASE  September 28, 2021    On September 27, 2021 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in regards to Trespassing in the Maysville area.  Investigation disclosed that the residents of a home on Puma Path, which is just south of County Road 225, the former Morphew residence, observed […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE September 23, 2021   Due to dry conditions that are becoming prevalent throughout Chaffee County, the long range forecast that predicts little to no moisture for our county and after conferring with our partners, Chief Doug Bess, Chief Robert Bertram and the USFS, Unincorporated Chaffee County will […]

Once again the men and women of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office will shroud their badges. This time it is to honor our brother in blue from the Arvada Police Department who sacrificed his life protecting the citizens of Arvada I have said this many times, when our women and men put on a uniform […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 5, 2021 On this date at 1530 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a Burglary In-Progress at a private residence on County Road 120 approximately 2 miles west of Salida. According to the homeowner he was out of town but was watching an […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 3, 2021 On this date at 1523 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of shots fired and a man threatening to kill another individual in the Midland Trail Area on County Road 304. Deputies from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office and the Buena […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE May 28, 2021 On Thursday, May 27th, 2021, at approximately 2330 hours Chaffee County Deputies stopped a suspicious vehicle on Highway 50 in the Poncha Springs area. Deputies contacted a male who provided identification of a male from the Denver Metro area. During the stop deputies were […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE May 5, 2021 NEWS RELEASE Arrest Made in Suzanne Morphew Case in Chaffee County May 5, 2021–Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office–The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office and the 11th Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that Barry Morphew (DOB: 10/17/1967), Poncha Springs, was arrested on Murder in the First Degree […]

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL AVALANCHE ADVISORY COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO 729 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2021 THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER. * WHAT…THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED A SPECIAL AVALANCHE ADVISORY FOR THE MOUNTAINS […]