Report A Crime

If you have an emergency call 911 immediately.

If you have an active traffic complaint, call 911 immediately.

Welcome to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Online Reporting System. Using this online system allows you to submit a report online.

You can file an online report for the following types of crime reports:

  • Harassment: When you are experiencing annoying calls – with no known suspects. Examples: Hang-ups, heavy breathing, threatening or obscene contact over electronic device or repeated phone calls.
  • Lost Property: When property has disappeared. If you think it could have been taken but you have no idea by who, you may enter the report online.
  • Theft Under $300: When property is stolen but there has been no illegal entry or contact by the thief.
  • Criminal Mischief Under $300: The act of damaging real or personal property, including graffiti.
  • Traffic Complaints: When you notice an ongoing traffic issue in the county.
  • Supplemental Report: When you have a case number and wish to add more information to the case.
  • Incident must occur within Unincorporated Montrose County (NOT within City Limits)
  • There is no suspect information.

Filing an online report:

  • Fill out the form as completely and accurately as possible.
  • Include detailed information, such as serial number and value for lost or stolen property.
  • If you need to report more than one type of crime or multiple crimes, you will need to submit a separate online form for each event.
  • Once the report has been successfully submitted, you will be contacted by the MCSO. You will receive a temporary case number until a permanent case number is assigned.
  •  If you have any questions, please contact the Montrose County Communications Center at (970) 252-4010.

 

 

Harassment Over Electronic Device

For example, when you are experiencing annoying calls – with no known suspects; for example, hang-ups, heavy breathing, threatening or obscene contact over electronic device or repeated phone calls. If you have been the victim of harassing calls and do not know the person who is calling, you can use the online reporting system.

Don’t use Online Report if .. .

  • You are able to provide the phone number of the suspect from caller ID.
  • You know who the person is who is harassing you.

Go to the Sheriffs Office to file a report or call dispatch Non-Emergency (970) 252-4010 to have a deputy come to your location to take the report.

Lost Property

When property has disappeared and was not stolen. If you think it could have been taken but you have no idea by whom, you may enter the report online. For example, you left your wallet at a store. You return to the store and searched, but couldn’t find it. List the wallet and contents (cash, financial cards, driver’s license, etc) as separate items in the property section.

Don’t use Online Report if …

  • You or a witness have information about a suspect (a name or even just a physical description). When there are suspects involved, go to the Sheriffs’ Office to file a report or call dispatch Non-Emergency (970) 252-4010 to have a deputy come to your location to take the report.

Theft

When property is stolen but there has been no illegal entry or contact by the thief. For example, a bike is stolen from your front yard.

Don’t use Online Report if…

  • Your home, business or other building (garage, shed, etc) has been illegally entered and property taken.
  • Something was taken from you while you were wearing or carrying it.
  • Your vehicle is missing and you believe it has been stolen.

Go to the Sheriffs Office to file a report or call dispatch Non-Emergency (970) 252-4010 to have a deputy come to your location to take the report.

Criminal Mischief Under $300

The act of damaging real or personal property, including graffiti. For example, knocking over mail box, throwing rocks through windows, marking/painting of personal property other, etc.

Don’t use Online Report if .. .

Incident is in progress or just occurred within the last 5 minutes. Call 911 to report the incident immediately.

File a Supplemental Report

Information pertaining to an existing case. For example, if you have filed an incident report and have additional information to this particular incident.

File a Traffic Complaint

Ongoing unsafe driving in a certain location For example, person(s) continuously driving unsafely on a county roadway or neighborhood located in Montrose County.

If you have an active traffic compliant, call 911 immediately.

Reporting of any crime that is false or malicious is punishable by law. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. All violators will be prosecuted for filing a false police report to authorities. Criminal report information is public record.

 

 

For Unincorporated Montrose County Only!

The Online Reporting Form should only be used for crimes committed in unincorporated Montrose County, as well as the Towns of Nucla and Naturita. If the crime occurred with the City of Montrose or the Town of Olathe, please do not use this form. Contact the Montrose Police Department at 970-252-5200 and the Town of Olathe Police Department at 970-323-4357.

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