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Body Recovered in Red Canyon Area

Body Recovered in Red Canyon Area

Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office recovered a body in the Red Canyon area adjacent to the Black Canyon. The sheriff’s office has been searching for a missing hunter reported in the area, Calvin Prochnow of Grand Junction since Sunday afternoon. At...

MCSO Drop-Off Site for Prescription Drug Take Back Day

MCSO Drop-Off Site for Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Montrose, COLO.— On Saturday, Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Drug Take Back Event. The goal of this event is to prevent pill abuse and theft by...

Shooting Incident at Paradox Trail Residence

Shooting Incident at Paradox Trail Residence

Montrose, COLO.—On October 6 at approximately 5:34pm, the Montrose County Sheriff's Office and the Montrose Fire Protection District's fire and EMS team were dispatched to a residence in the 19,600 block of Paradox Trail for a report of a shooting that occurred. Upon...

MCSO Arrests Suspect on Second Degree Murder Charges

MCSO Arrests Suspect on Second Degree Murder Charges

Montrose, COLO.—On Sept. 5 around 9am, WestCO Dispatch received a call reporting an individual with a gunshot wound in the 15000 block of O74 Road east of Montrose. First responders were dispatched to the scene and located a male victim who was deceased. After further...

MCSO Deputies Locate Stolen Vehicles

MCSO Deputies Locate Stolen Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MCSO Deputies Locate Stolen Vehicles --- Montrose, COLO.—On August 22, the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office High Impact Target Team (HITT) located three stolen vehicles in one location in Montrose County. After receiving a tip, the HITT started...

MCSO Accepting Citizens’ Academy Applications

MCSO Accepting Citizens’ Academy Applications

Montrose, COLO.—The application period is now open for the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy. The academy starts Wednesday, Oct. 5, and will continue for 12 weeks with a graduation ceremony in December. “The academy is a great way for residents to...

Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions Effective Immediately

Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions Effective Immediately

Montrose, COLO.— Sheriff Gene Lillard has removed fire restrictions effective immediately for all of unincorporated Montrose County. The decision was based on fuel moisture measurements in vegetation, predicated weather, and the predicted outlook for wildland fire...

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start June 15th

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start June 15th

Montrose, COLO.—The unincorporated area of Montrose County will be in stage 1 fire restrictions beginning Wednesday, June 15 at 12:01am. High temperatures, worsening dry conditions, and high winds were the deciding factors to take this precautionary measure. “Fire...

Simms Fire Community Meeting

Simms Fire Community Meeting

PSA: Simms Fire Community Meeting tonight 6 pm. Join the Incident Management Team, Montrose County - Government, Ouray County Sheriff's Office, Bureau of Land Management - Colorado, U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National...

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