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    A small, private aircraft that departed from Scottsdale (AZ) travelling to Telluride (CO) has been found, crashed, near Payson (AZ) after missing since Monday. All four occupants, two adults and two children, were found deceased. Read on...
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    A warrant has been issued for a SW Colorado man who is wanted for multiple offenses and is considered armed and dangerous. Read on...
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Office of the Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff is overseen by an independent elected official, the County Sheriff.  Sheriff William 'Bill' Masters was first appointed to fill the previous Sheriff's term in 1980 and he is currently the longest serving Sheriff in Colorado's history.

Sheriff Bill is committed to providing quality service to the community.  Email the Sheriff with suggestions or comments anytime. 


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Sheriff Bill Masters

Masters, Bill