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Vehicle and Body Located in Black Canyon

Vehicle and Body Located in Black Canyon

UPDATE 11/3/20 Updated Information Release On Friday, October 30, 2020, a body was recovered from the Pulpit Rock area in the Black Canyon led by Rick Fellabaum, Chief Investigator of the Montrose County Coroner’s Office along with the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office...

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose, COLO.—Sheriff Gene Lillard is lifting fire restrictions effective Friday, October 2 at 12:01 am. The decision was made alongside partner agencies including federal lands, weather partners, and surrounding counties in order to avoid confusion when recreating...

MCSO Reports Increase in Mail and Package Theft

MCSO Reports Increase in Mail and Package Theft

Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) would like to urge residents to be aware of an increase of mail and package theft. The MCSO has received several reports of mail and package theft recently and investigators believe there may be more homes...

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. 7, and will continue for 12 weeks with a graduation ceremony on Jan. 7, 2021.     “The academy offers an inside look into...

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start Aug. 20

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start Aug. 20

The unincorporated area of Montrose County will be in stage 1 fire restrictions beginning Thursday, August 20 at 12:01 am. Seasonal high temperatures, worsening dry conditions, and resources committed at major fires across the state were the deciding factors to take...

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose, COLO.—Sheriff Gene Lillard is lifting fire restrictions effective Thursday, July 30 at 12:01 a.m. The decision was made alongside partner agencies including federal lands, weather partners, and surrounding counties in order to avoid confusion when recreating...

Information Release

Information Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2020 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 Early in the morning of Wednesday, July 1,...

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start July 2

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start July 2

Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected for the area, Sheriff Gene Lillard has recommended Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning Thursday, July 2nd. Moisture levels are dropping daily, federal land partners...

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