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The sheriff and undersheriff Our undersheriff, John Spezze, became sheriff-elect after the November election.  Although he was unopposed in the election, we kept our fingers crossed anyway. Sheriff-elect Spezze announced his selection of our patrol commander, Derek Bos, to become undersheriff when the new administration takes office January 13.  In an interview with the Mountain […]

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 […]