The C.A.H.P Credit Union has established a memorial fund in honor of Officer Chellew. One hundred percent of all donations received will go directly to his family. The C.A.H.P Credit Union is covering all processing fees and administrative responsibilities. Donations can be made on the C.A.H.P Credit Union website (www.cahpcu.org) or directly mailed to:
Lucas Chellew Memorial Fund
CAHP Credit Union
2843 Manlove Road
P.O. Box 276507
Sacramento, CA 95827-6507
On Wednesday, February 22, at approximately 5:45 p.m., California Highway Patrol motorcycle Officer Lucas Chellew was in pursuit of a motorcycle eastbound on Fruitridge Road east of State Route 99 in South Sacramento. During the pursuit, a collision occurred, causing Officer Chellew to lose control of his motorcycle. Officer Chellew suffered major injuries, and first responders on scene worked tirelessly to keep him alive as he was transported to University of California, Davis, Medical Center. Tragically, despite the valiant efforts of the paramedics and medical professionals, Officer Chellew succumbed to his injuries at approximately 6:11 p.m.
Officer Lucas Chellew, age 31, was an 8-year veteran of the California Highway Patrol. He is survived by his wife, Christina; a daughter and a son; father, Charles Chellew, a retired CHP captain; mother, Marion Chellew; and sister, Hanna Chellew, a CHP officer.