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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Over the past several days Brady’s West Garden Center, Salida, Colorado, was the victim of the theft of numerous landscape items and a laptop computer. It was determined that unknown parties had entered the grounds by taking apart a portion of the perimeter fence. […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE For immediate release On 08/09/15 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center to contact a victim of a stabbing. When deputies arrived they spoke with the victim, Dominic Gallegos, a 29 year old male from Albuquerque, New Mexico. According […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release. Search and Rescue responds to dual calls for help. On Monday, July 20th, 2015 at approximately 2:13 p.m. the Chaffee County Communications Center received a 911 call from a lost hiker on Mt. Shavano. Nearly thirty minutes later, they received another, unrelated 911 call […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release. Three hikers are injured and one was killed by a lightning strike on Mt. Yale earlier this afternoon. The incident took place just above tree line, at approximately 12,400 feet, on the Mt. Yale Trail. Initial reports indicated that two people were struck and […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado   PRESS RELEASE Date for release: Immediately   On July 6, 2015 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Forest Service and Chaffee County Road and Bridge met at the slide area adjacent to Cottonwood Lake. The area was surveyed for any more slide activity and to assess the safety […]