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Motor Vehicle Fatality  

Motor Vehicle Fatality  

Montrose, COLO.— On the evening of April 20, 2022, a 28-year-old female resident of Montrose, Colo., Megan Nicole Swanberg, was killed in a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 90, mile post 88.9. Cause and manner of death are pending autopsy.This...

Victim of Drowning

Victim of Drowning

Montrose, COLO.—In the early morning hours of Wednesday Jan. 26, Draven Warren, a 24-year-old Montrose man drowned while swimming in Chipeta Lake south of Montrose.The cause of death appears to be drowning and the manner of death is under investigation by...

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. 6, and will continue for 12 weeks with a graduation ceremony on Dec. 29, 2021. “The academy offers an inside look into the...

Montrose County Rescinds Fire Restrictions in West End

Montrose County Rescinds Fire Restrictions in West End

Sheriff Lillard has made the decision to life Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for the West End of Montrose County will be on 12:01am Friday, September 3rd. This effectively ends all fire restrictions in the unincorporated county area for this time. For more information on...

Information Release

Information Release

Montrose, COLO.--On Friday, Aug. 13, in the early evening a 62-year-old female was involved in a motor vehicle accident in the 12000 block of 6450 Road. She was transported to Montrose Memorial Hospital and shortly after succumbed to her injuries. She was later...

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Beginning in Montrose County

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Beginning in Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.—The unincorporated area of Montrose County will be in stage 1 fire restrictions beginning Monday, June 21. Seasonal high temperatures, worsening dry conditions, and the heightening planning level of wildfire resources were the deciding factors to take...

FBI, MCSO, and MPD Teamwork Leads to Attempted Murderer Arrest

FBI, MCSO, and MPD Teamwork Leads to Attempted Murderer Arrest

Montrose, COLO.—Today the Montrose County Sheriff's Office (MCSO), Federal Bureau of Investigation, Montrose Police Department, MCSO High Impact Target Team, and Seventh Judicial Task Force executed an operation that led to the arrest of an individual wanted for...

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