Station robbed on New Year’s

An ExxonMobil service station, at 2501 Main Avenue, was robbed around 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Rita Warfield, patrol sergeant with Durango Police Department, said a man described as wearing a...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA challenges Holmes case evaluation

CENTENNIAL (AP) – Prosecutors have accused the psychiatrist who performed a crucial mental-health exam on the Aurora movie theater gunman of having “an unfair bias” that influenced his findings,...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Break-in at FLC nets quick $9,200

A lightning break-in at the Fort Lewis College cashier’s office Sunday morning netted a burglar or burglars $9,200. Campus police were alerted at 7:45 a.m. by their security company of an alarm...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four arrested in connection with art gallery necklace heist

Police have arrested two men and two women on suspicion of swiping a necklace worth $4,300 from Sorrel Sky Art Gallery in Durango. The heist occurred Dec. 11 when the group entered the gallery at...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two men suspected of mini crime spree

Two men were arrested early Monday in Durango on suspicion of breaking a window and damaging several cars in an apparent fit of rage because a downtown bar was closed for a private party. Police...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle possibly linked to trashing of local water dock

Durango police are looking for a vehicle possibly connected to the Oct. 16 vandalism at the city of Durango water dock on South Camino del Rio. A two-tone Ford Bronco 2 with a brush guard is the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feds nab suspect with ties to Durango

A Shiprock man with ties to Durango wanted in connection with shooting a woman in the face has been arrested. The FBI was offering a $1,500 reward for the arrest and conviction of Patrick Lynn...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspicious package leads to temporary evacuations

Durango police were called to Denny's Restaurant by an employee who saw a suspicious package in the parking lot about 1 p.m. Sunday. Sgt. David Longenette of the Durango Police Department said a...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

County residents warned of mail theft

More than a dozen residents have had mail stolen this week in rural parts of La Plata County, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The thefts have occurred west of Bayfield and on the Dryside,...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandals destroy Durango water dock

Vandals destroyed the city of Durango’s only water dock early Wednesday morning, cutting off an important source of potable water for many residents in unincorporated areas of La Plata County. “We...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man vandalizes Durango school building, walks to police station, turns himself in

A homeless man, possibly looking for a bite to eat, turned himself in over the weekend shortly after breaking into and vandalizing the Durango School District 9-R administration building, police...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand jury indicts ex-undersheriff

Former Montezuma County Undersheriff Robin Cronk is back behind bars, accused of using taxpayer money to purchase nearly $7,500 of personal items. An 18-count indictment handed down by a Montezuma...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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