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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 […]