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.
Tributes in honor of Officer Lucas F. Chellew
With Deepest Condolences
Sending you my heartfelt sadness In this terrible loss…
May you find the Peace with Love that he gave to so many each day…
On Behalf of Sacramento County Regional Parks, we wish to pass along our condolences and prayers to the Chellew family and to the California Highway Patrol for their loss. May God help you all through this time.
With Our Deepest Condolences
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Chellew family.
Sacramento Area Fire Fighters Local 522