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Montrose County Fire Restrictions Start May 21

Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected for the area, Sheriff Rick Dunlap has declared Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning Monday, May 21st. Moisture levels are dropping daily and are already at critical...

Update: Information Release from the Montrose County Coroner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2018 Contact: Dr. Thomas M. Canfield, MD, Montrose County Coroner Office: Montrose County Coroner’s Office of Medical Investigation, (970) 252-4524 coroner@montrosecounty.net UPDATE: Information Release Montrose, CO—  In the...

MCSO Successfully Apprehends High-Risk Fugitive

Montrose, COLO.— In an operation that began on late Thursday night, the MCSO attempted to serve a warrant on Jose Pinott, a 40-year-old male from Montrose who had over $86,000 in warrants. Pinott was wanted for various failure to appear warrants for...

Hunting Death Under Investigation

CORRECTION: the EMS team that responded was the Delta County Ambulance District. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 Contact: Katie Yergensen, Montrose County Media Relations Manager kyergensen@montrosecounty.net, (970) 252-4505 or (970) 964-8701 Hunting...

Information Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 Contact: Dr. Thomas M. Canfield, MD, Montrose County Coroner Office: Montrose County Coroner’s Office of Medical Investigation, (970) 252-4524 coroner@montrosecounty.net Information Release Montrose, CO— In the late...

Suspects Apprehended in Drive-By Shooting Investigation

Suspects Apprehended in Drive-By Shooting Investigation Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has apprehended two suspects in the alleged drive-by shooting off Chipeta Road on Monday, April 16th. Four shots were randomly fired at...

MCSO Invests in Coda Device for Officer and Community Safety

Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is now home to a Coda device drug analysis system. The Coda device is a portable computer unit that utilizes a Raman spectrometer for data collection that provides a presumptive test that is critical for...

Drug Task Force Releases Impressive 2017 Stats

Montrose, COLO.—The drug task force (DTF) continues to be instrumental in the war on drugs and the proof is in the impressive 2017 statistics that were released earlier this month.  In 2017, the DTF initiated 70 new cases the led to the seizure of over 80...