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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*****

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE  Salida, Colorado  PRESS RELEASE  September 28, 2021    On September 27, 2021 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in regards to Trespassing in the Maysville area.  Investigation disclosed that the residents of a home on Puma Path, which is just south of County Road 225, the former Morphew residence, observed […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE September 23, 2021   Due to dry conditions that are becoming prevalent throughout Chaffee County, the long range forecast that predicts little to no moisture for our county and after conferring with our partners, Chief Doug Bess, Chief Robert Bertram and the USFS, Unincorporated Chaffee County will […]

Once again the men and women of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office will shroud their badges. This time it is to honor our brother in blue from the Arvada Police Department who sacrificed his life protecting the citizens of Arvada I have said this many times, when our women and men put on a uniform […]