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Sexual Violent Predator Release Information

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Subject:  Sexually Violent Predator Community Notification
Date/Time:  Wednesday August 26th 2020 / 09:30 AM MST
Source:  Chris Burke, LPCSO  PIO  Desk: 970-382-5008
La Plata County Sheriffs Office
283 Girard Street
Durango, CO 81303


La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to CRS 16-13-901 through 16-13-905 which authorizes law enforcement to inform the public of convicted and registered sex offenders’ release from custody when offenders have been determined to present high potential to re-offend.

41 year old Brian Clifton Gentry, who was previously convicted of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and Sex Assault 10 year age difference, will be released from the Colorado Department of Corrections in the second week of September, 2020.  Gentry has served all of his Prison time in connection to his conviction for the above stated crime.  Brian Gentry has no current living address and will be regarded as “transient” in Durango, CO.  Gentry is described as:  white male, 6’02”; 210 pounds, brown hair, hazel eyes.  Sex offense convictions related to Gentry were from a case in 2005 and involved adolescents.  Specific information on that case is not released in order to protect victims.

Per Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS), use of this information to harass, threaten or intimidate the offender, the offenders significant others, or the community notification team will not be tolerated and could result in criminal charges against those who attempt to do so.  This information is released simply for public awareness.  Anyone who may have questions or information regarding Mr. Gentry may contact Deputy Cyrus A. Nabors with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office at 970-382-7069.

 Persons wanting more information about the Colorado sexually violent predator community notification program can go to the following YouTube website:


There are also links to more sex offender and sexually violent predator information on the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office website:


There are currently over 18,000 registered sex offenders in the state of Colorado with 169 registered in La Plata County, Colorado.

 NOTE:  Photo of Brian Clifton Gentry will be attached to the same e-mail as this news release.

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