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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE January 10, 2022 On 01/08/22 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a suspicious incident in the 700 block of Scott Street, which is unincorporated Chaffee County. When deputies arrived they contacted the complainant who pointed out where there were several empty shell casings and […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE December 20, 2021 On December 18, 2021, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a Burglary at the Monarch Ski Area.  Sheriff personnel responded and found that person(s) had entered the building by smashing out a window. The suspect(s) then went to the office area and damaged […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE November 22, 2021  On November 21, 2021 at approximately 1930 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of an armed robbery at the Centerville Pit Stop in Nathrop. Deputies from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the business and contacted the employee/victim. According to […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE October 17, 2021 On this date at approximately 0949 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of an assault involving a knife. During the conversation the female victim related that she just had her throat cut and the suspect was still on scene. Deputies responded […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE Due to moderating conditions over the past week, including cooler temperatures and widespread moisture, I am lifting Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated Chaffee County effective 0600, Thursday, October 7, 2021. The USFS lifted their restrictions effective immediately on October 6. *****Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze*****