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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 16, 2019 On July 15, 2019 the Chaffee County Communications Center was contacted by hikers on La Plata Peak stating that they hear a person yelling for help. Chaffee County Search and Rescue North and South responded to the area where the screams were last heard […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 30, 2019 On June 29, 2019 at 1633 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received numerous calls of a kayaker floating downriver from the Buena Vista River Park. Emergency personnel immediately responded to the area and began searching for a potential victim. Information was received that […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 19, 2019 On June 19, 2019 at 1311 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of assistance from the U.S. Marshalls Office. They advised that they attempted to contact a female, wanted on a felony warrant, at the Riverside Motel in Johnson Village. They […]

MAY 30, 2019 PRESS RELEASE On Thursday May 30th at approximately 7:00AM Chaffee County Deputies responded to an open alfalfa field southwest of the Salida Airport off County Road 140 for a report of a downed airplane. Deputies arrived only a few short minutes after the initial call was received and found and unoccupied single […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE May 29, 2019 On June 1, 2019 Undersheriff Joe McGuire will retire from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office. Joe is a Colorado native having grown up in both Leadville and Salida where he graduated from Salida High School. Joe began his law enforcement career in 1969 with […]