UPDATE: Mr. Robert McLeroy has been found off of Highway 141. He is ALIVE and is being transported for medical evaluation. We will post further updates as we learn more. Thank you to our volunteers and Montrose County Sheriff’s Posse for their search efforts!!
Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is looking for the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Robert McLeroy of Nucla. Mr. McLeroy was reported as a missing person Monday evening. He was last seen leaving Nucla and driving to Grand Junction at 10:30 am on Sept. 2. He is 82 years old, 5’10” and 175 pounds with grey hair and brown eyes. Mr. McLeroy was driving a 2015 red Ford Taurus with Colorado plates 430-GPA. It is believed that he would have taken Highway 141 into Grand Junction, but Divide Road is also an option. At this time, the MCSO is searching routes that Mr. McLeroy could have taken on his trip. Anyone with information on Mr. McLeroy’s whereabouts should call Western Colorado Regional Dispatch Center at 970-249-9110.