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





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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 […]

NEWS RELEASE Chaffee County Day Camp Employee Faces Additional Charges  (February 11, 2021—CBI—Chaffee County, CO)—Herbert Lucas Scott (DOB: 10/27/99), the suspect in the Pony Patch at Doolittle Ranch obscenity case in Chaffee County from August 2020, is facing additional charges in a new case. A warrant for Scott was issued for Wrongs to At-Risk Adults – Felony 2, […]

RECORDS OFFICE OPENS AND FINGERPRINT APPOINTMENTS BEGIN   Per Order of the Sheriff: Beginning Monday January 25th, 2021, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Records office at 641 W 3rd Street in Salida, will reopen to the public. Also, we will begin taking appointments for CCW fingerprints,  starting this week. Please call 719-539-2814 to make your fingerprint appointment. […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE January 15, 2021 The presidential inauguration is set to take place Wednesday, January 20th, in Washington D.C. There has been much chatter in regards to groups or persons intent on disrupting the event as well as government operations across the country. To this point the Chaffee County […]

NEWS RELEASE Chaffee County Day Camp Employee Faces Additional Charges  (January 13, 2020—CBI—Chaffee County, CO)—Herbert Lucas Scott (DOB: 10/27/99) is facing additional charges stemming from allegations of obscenity at The Pony Patch at Doolittle Ranch in Chaffee County in August 2020. In addition to the two counts of obscenity, Scott is now facing nine (9) counts […]

With the increase in COVID cases in Chaffee County, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office Records division, will discontinue public access to the office at 641 W. 3rd St, beginning at 7am on Thursday November 19, 2020.  You may call them at 719-539-2814 if you need to contact them, and they will do their best to […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida Colorado PRESS RELEASE November 18; 2020 On 11/17/20 at approximately 7:57PM the Chaffee County Communications Center received a 911 call from a Chaffee County home owner residing at a residence north of Poncha Springs on Hwy 285. The caller reported that she arrived on her property to find a male and […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE November 10, 2020 Today marks the 6-month anniversary of the Suzanne Morphew missing person case. Suzanne Morphew, a loving mother, devoted friend and wife, was last seen by her husband, Barry Morphew, on May 10, 2020.  Since that time, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office has worked closely […]

Press Release – October 28, 2020 With the recent precipitation in the region the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is lifting fire restrictions for all unincorporated land in Chaffee County effective today, October 28th. Although the fire danger has lowered the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office still urges the community to be cautious with the use of […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE October 18, 2020 Due to the continued drying conditions that are forecast for the next several days which include high winds combined with the ongoing fires burning in the state as well as 2 new fire starts over the past couple days unincorporated Chaffee County will move […]