The Blotter

Durango Police


12:39 a.m. A bear was in a trash can in the 2500 block of West Second Avenue.

6:13 a.m. A bicycle was left in a yard for a few days in the 200 block of 16th Street.


7:05 a.m. Someone reported blood and broken glasses on a sidewalk near Florida Road and Aspen Drive.

10:47 a.m. A man found the camper shell from his stolen vehicle near East Creek Trailhead, according to a report in the 200 block of Alamo Street.

5:09 p.m. An elderly man was harassing customers and refusing to leave a store in the 1800 block of Main Avenue.

9:50 p.m. Three or four people were setting off fireworks in the 1400 block of East Third Avenue.

Durango Fire & Rescue


4:29 p.m. Someone reported smoke outside the La Plata County Courthouse, 1060 East Second Ave.

4:57 p.m. Someone reported an indoor gas leak in the 200 block of Kirby Lane.

8:30 p.m. A cooking fire was reported in the 28000 block of U.S. Highway 550, near Hermosa.

Durango Fire & Rescue Authority responded to 16 calls Thursday.