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Wildfire in West End of Montrose County

Montrose, COLO. — Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is aware of a small wildfire approximately 3.5 miles north of Norwood on Deer Mesa on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). BLM, MCSO deputies, San Miguel Sheriff's Office...

7/15/19 MCSO Blotter

07/15/19 0714 A deputy responded to a stray dog at the intersection of Highway 90 and Popular Road. 0716 Deputies responded to a civil matter in the 8000 block of HighMesa Road. 0721 Deputies responded to a stray cow at the intersection of 6400 Road and Orchard Road....

MCSO Seeks Information About Vehicle Shooting

Montrose, COLO.— At 10:22pm on Tuesday, July 9th, deputies responded to a report of gunshots at mile marker 81 on Highway 50. A woman and a juvenile were driving northbound on Highway 50 when another vehicle drove up next to the victim’s car. A suspect or...

Sheriff’s Office Creates Peer Support Team

Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is committed to supporting the safety and mental health of sheriff’s staff and first responders in the Seventh Judicial District. Sheriff Gene Lillard is proud to announce a Peer Support Team....

Motor Vehicle Fatality Identified

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2019Contact: Dr. Thomas M. Canfield, MD, Montrose County CoronerOffice: Montrose County Coroner’s Office of Medical Investigations, (970) 252-4524coroner@montrosecounty.netMotor Vehicle Fatality IdentifiedMontrose, CO—On the...

Foot Pursuit Leads to Arrest

On the morning of June 18, a deputy with the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) attempted to contact Victor Aguayo, 35-year-old male of Montrose, on an outstanding arrest warrant in the 600 block of Spring Creek Road. Aguayo was walking down the...

Motor Vehicle Fatality Identified

INFORMATION RELEASE: Motor Vehicle Fatality Identified --- Montrose, CO—On the evening of June 12, 2019, a 32-year-old Montrose male, Matthew Jordan Retherford, was killed in a bicycle truck collision. The circumstances of the collision are under investigation by the...

Tigo Settling into the Montrose Community

Tigo is settling in nicely to his new home and K-9 job at #MCSO! Tigo has found the coffee pot and microwave at the office, and he also gets to hang out on a farm when he's not working with Sergeant Searcy. Thank you all for the very warm welcome! Sheriff Lillard,...