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Durango Police Department


12:26 a.m. A man walked into someone’s house in the 2900 block of Balsam Avenue.

1:07 a.m. An arrest was made after two people were kicking a door and attempting to get into the homeless shelter in the 1000 block of Avenida del Sol.


7:06 a.m. A large dog was running loose in the area of College Drive and East Third Avenue.

11:18 a.m. A man was trying to break into a mail truck in the west 300 block of College Drive.

5:30 p.m. An arrest was made while a hit-and-run crash was being investigated in the 3100 block of Main Avenue.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


7:36 a.m. A generator was reported stolen in the area of Spruce Way.

10:39 a.m. Bullet ricochets were reported in the area of La Posta Road (County Road 213).

5:05 p.m. Repeated gun shots were reported in the area of Florida Road (County Road 240).

8:39 p.m. A brush fire was reported in the area of Southridge Circle and County Road 233.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 25 calls Thursday to Friday morning, including 16 emergency medical service calls and a smoke scare.

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