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Durango Police Department


2:33 a.m. A mountain lion was reported in the area of East Eighth Avenue and Seventh Street.


1:58 a.m. An apartment was broken into in the 3100 block of East Animas Village Drive.

5:51 a.m. A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing his vehicle into a building in the 1400 block of Main Avenue.

10:20 a.m. Smoke was coming from a store in the 900 block of Main Avenue.


2:32 a.m. People were carrying around traffic cones in the 10 block of Folsom Place.

10:23 p.m. A 70-year-old man fell from standing in the area of 11th Street and Main Avenue.


3:36 p.m. A man in a gray Dodge truck was following a woman in the area of 32nd Street and Main Avenue.

5:24 p.m. Someone shot something through a window in the 700 block of O’Brien Drive.

9:52 p.m. Someone was destroying someone else’s car in the 3100 block of East Animas Village Drive.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


10:03 a.m. Someone was arrested on suspicion of criminal mischief in the area of County Road 501.

11:49 p.m. Someone tried to get into a building in the area of Oak Drive.


10:30 a.m. A firearm was found at Purgatory Resort.

5:43 p.m. A woman was unconscious and barely breathing in the area of Bear Creek Road.

8:01 p.m. A drunken woman hit someone in the area of County Road 133.


6:15 p.m. A cow was stuck in a cattle guard in the area of La Boca Ranch Road and Highway 172.


12:17 p.m. A woman rolled from an ATV and lost consciousness in the area of County Road 502.

12:52 p.m. A drunken woman ripped a door from a trailer in the area of Hawks First Canyon Road.

8:27 p.m. A man fell from a truck and injured his forehead in the area of Knolls Circle.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 72 calls Friday to Tuesday morning, including 37 emergency medical service calls, a controlled burn, a brush fire, an RV fire, a chimney fire, a cooking fire, two car crashes, a combustible liquid spill, two rescues and two public service calls.

Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an investigation.