Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office successfully completed a search warrant yesterday and recovered over $50,000 of stolen property. As part of an investigation of two separate burglaries on Jan. 11 and Jan. 16, deputies and investigators began looking into possible suspects. Their investigation led them to the 17000 block of 6725 Road where deputies found nearly all the missing items including several firearms, tools, precious metals, family heirlooms, and more.

“I am proud of the work of our deputies, investigators, and High Impact Target Team in handling this warrant with professionalism and efficiency,” said Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Commander Ty Cox. “There has been an increase in burglaries over the past several years, and it is always a win when we are able to reunite victims with their stolen property.”

Deputies arrested the following individuals on Jan. 17 in connection to the burglaries: Roy Sory (charges of Second Degree Burglary, Theft, Possession of Weapon by Previous Offender, Violation of Bail Bond Conditions, Protection Order Violation), Ryan Loomis (charges of Theft and Complicity), and Nicole Skowronek (charges of Theft and Complicity).

The case is still under investigation by the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office, Montrose Police Department, and 7th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. If anyone has information regarding these burglaries, please contact dispatch at 970-249-9110. Please note all charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.