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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 9, 2020   It has been two months since Suzanne Morphew was reported missing in Chaffee County. In that time, investigators have followed-up on hundreds of tips and conducted a number of searches in an effort to locate Ms. Morphew, who was reported missing on Mother’s […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 7, 2020 On July 7, 2020 at 1347 hrs the Chaffee County Communications Center received information of a plane that was on fire at the Buena Vista Airport. When emergency personnel arrived they learned that a single engine aircraft was taking off and was just becoming […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 5, 2020 On 07/04/20 members of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office spotted Jason Luther Willis, age 42, north of Buena Vista whom they knew had numerous arrest warrants. Willis has eluded officers on several occasions in the past to avoid arrest and as deputies attempted to […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 5, 2020 On July 4, 2020 at 1300 hrs the Chaffee County Communications Center received a report of a male who had been shot in the chest approximately 1.5 miles west of Poncha Springs on Highway 50. As deputies responded, Chaffee County EMS met the victim […]

Chaffee County Detention Facility, in the best interest of the public, has suspended all fingerprinting, until further notice. We regret any inconvenience. Thank you