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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 […]