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The missing person in Buena Vista area, has now been located.   Thank you to all that assisted with this.  The gentleman is now safe at home.

Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for David, an 84 year old white male, that has dementia. David walked away from his residence on CR 363 in Buena Vista. He is wearing a stone colored jacket, dark blue work pants and a ball cap.  If you see him please call the Sheriff’s Office at 719-539-2596

Hwy 285 – Poncha Pass is now cleaned up and re-opened. Thank you for your cooperation. Safe travels.

Hwy 285 on Poncha Pass is closed due to a semi crash, near the top.  Travelers are encouraged to find an alternate route.  Closure is expected to last approximately 2 hours.  Please check our Facebook page or cotrip.org for updates and re-opening of the road.

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE February 22, 2020 On February 16, 2020 a 13 year old female was reported missing from her home in Moffat, Colorado and her disappearance became the focus of law enforcement throughout Colorado. On Februry 17, 2020 a passerby noticed a female at the Poncha Springs Visitors Center […]