Montrose Regional Crime Stoppers and the Montrose County Sheriff's Office are seeking the help of citizens to locate and apprehend the perpetrator(s) involved in the following incident involving the theft of cows and calves from a corral in Cimarron.
On or about Oct. 10, person or persons unknown stole 18 cows and 71 calves from Forest Corral on Cimarron Road in Cimarron. On or about Nov. 3, three additional pair of cattle were taken. The cattle were all branded with "S" and had yellow ear tags in the right ears with the same brand.
Anyone with information about the suspect(s) or the location of the stolen cows and calves can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 970-249-8500. Crime Stoppers and the Montrose County Sheriff's Office want your information, not your identity. If the tip results in an arrest, the caller may receive a significant cash award.
The election results are in at the local, state and national level, and as expected, Democrats are doing well in state and national races. Colorado has elected Jared Polis as governor; nationally the Republicans appear to retain control of the Senate while Democrats now control the House of Representative.
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Of the three Delta County residents seeking state offices, Matt Soper won over Thea Chase in State Representative Dist. 54; Mike Mason lost to Julie McCluskie in State Representative Dist. 61; and Olen Lund lost to Kerry Donovan in State Senate Dist. 5.
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