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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE For release Thursday, February 19, 2015 A Poncha Springs resident was arrested Thursday morning after threatening to assault two Sheriff’s Deputies with a trailer hitch. The incident began around 8:35 Thursday morning, when deputies were dispatched to 600 Poncha Avenue in Poncha Springs for a burglary in […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado Press Release February 18, 2015 For Immediate Release During the week of January 25, 2015 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received information that a detentions deputy was possibly involved with introduction of contraband into the Chaffee County Detention Facility along with an allegation of a more serious charge. The […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado Press Release February 10, 2015 For Immediate Release On January 24, 2015 and again on January 31, 2015 several vehicles were reported to have been broken into while parked and unattended in the Old Monarch Pass area on U.S. Highway 50, approximately 18 miles west of Salida, Colorado. Subsequent […]

Press Release February 2, 2015 For Immediate Release On January 31, 2015 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Communication Center received information of two overdue hikers in the La Plata Peak area in northern Chaffee County. According to family members Israel Valdovinos, age 33 and Danial Schreither, age 32, both from the Colorado Springs area, had summited […]

Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office Press Release 2/1/2015 11:59AM For Immediate Release At approximately 12:00am, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding two missing parties who had summited LaPlata Peak at 4:00pm on Saturday 1/31/2015. The two mountaineers contacted family informing them of their summit and said they would return to the trailhead by 10:00pm. […]