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Missing Man Found Alive

The Montrose County Sheriff's Office is proud to report that missing individual Mr. Robert McLeroy has been found alive off of Highway 141. He was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction for medical evaluation. Over the past three days, the...

Missing Person Reported in West End

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...

MCSO Accepting Citizens’ Academy Applications

Montrose, COLO.— The application period is now open for the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy under the leadership of Sheriff Gene Lillard. The academy is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Oct. 2, and will continue for 12 weeks with a graduation...

MCSO K-9 Tigo to Receive Donation of Body Armor

The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputy K-9 Tigo will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K-9 Tigo’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by James Crouch of...

8/9/19 MCSO Blotter

Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Activity Blotter 08/09/19 08/08/19 0717 Hours Deputy assisted the ambulance in the 17600 Block Starlight Court. 0811 Hours Deputy was dispatched to a littering in the 22000 Block Highway 550. 0827 Hours Deputy assisted the ambulance in...

8/5/19 MCSO Blotter

Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Activity Blotter 08/05/19 08/02/19 0633 Hours Ernesto Maldonado, 23, was arrested on warrants at the sheriff’s office. 0638 Hours Sidney Williams, 20, was arrested on warrants at the sheriff’s office. 0720 Hours Deputy conducted a...

Motorcycle Accident Fatality Identified

Montrose, CO— On the evening of July 25, a 57-year-old Montrose male, Charles Burnen Cantrell, died in a motorcycle accident. The incident occurred on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management north of Montrose on Elephant Skin Trail. The case is under...

Nelson Ditch Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 Contact: USFS GMUG Public Affairs Officer, Kimberlee Phillips kim.phillips@usda.gov, (Phone) 970-874-6717 or (Cell) 970-589-0842 Contact: Montrose County Sheriff Gene Lillard glillard@montrosecounty.net, (970) 252-4023...

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