The Blotter

Durango Police


1:09 a.m. Someone reported a loud party and a bonfire in the front yard of a home in the 700 block of East Eighth Avenue.

3:28 p.m. A naked man was in the telephone booth in the lobby of the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.


3:07 a.m. Two men were urinating in the parking lot at Denny’s Restaurant, 666 Camino del Rio.

3:11 a.m. A woman was drinking beer in the McDonald’s drive-thru, 201 W. College Drive.

9:46 a.m. Someone was smoking a cigarette next to a gas pump at Peerless Tyre Co., 1990 Main Ave.


2:51 a.m. Someone reported a large fight near the Aspen softball field at Fort Lewis College.

4:52 p.m. A gun was found in a drop box at the Durango Post Office, 222 W. Eighth St.

11:45 p.m. A man in camouflage clothing was hiding in the bushes near Colorado Highway 172 and County Road 222A.


9:28 a.m. A white bicycle with a rainbow seat was left on a city bike rack for several days near Bank of the San Juans, 144 E. Eighth St.

5:03 p.m. A driver in a white SUV was driving on a sidewalk and splashed water on someone in the 2400 block of Columbine Drive.

11:12 p.m. A drunken person was trying to start a fight in the east 100 block of College Drive.

Durango Fire & Rescue


9 a.m. Someone reported a brush fire at Barnroof Point.


2:48 p.m. Someone reported smoke in the Lightner Creek area.


3:29 p.m. A vehicle was on fire near U.S. Highway 160 and Durango Ridge Road.

Durango Fire & Rescue Authority responded to 48 calls Friday through Sunday.