Montrose Police Department

Montrose Police To Ticket 'Coal Rollers'

Feb 24, 2016
rolling coal
Jim Hill / KUNC

Police in Montrose will be cracking down on ‘coal rollers’.       

When a vehicle with a modified exhaust quickly accelerates in order to spew out a black cloud of smoke, it's called ‘rolling coal’. Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn says over the past several months the department has received numerous complaints from residents about diesel trucks doing this.

City Of Montrose Reeling From County's Fees

Oct 2, 2014

The city of Montrose is looking at a very tight budget for next year, and part of that is due to dispatching fees. 

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, September 1, 2014

Sep 1, 2014

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Police Shootings In Grand Junction, Montrose

Aug 26, 2014

There was a police shooting in Grand Junction Monday. 

Not many details have been released, but two officers were responding to a call to remove someone from a property on Grand Avenue when they made contact with someone in a car parked outside.  Shots were fired, and the man in the car was killed.  A gun was recovered from the vehicle.

All of this comes less than 24 hours after a police shooting in Montrose.  Two officers with the City of Montrose were called out to check on the welfare of a 42-year-old man.  His family made the request.

The victim of a shooting in Montrose has been issued a citation for false reporting to authorities.