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Durango Police Department


12:01 a.m. A man in the detox unit had a lighter and threatened to start a fire in the 1100 block of Three Springs Boulevard.


12:08 a.m. A man was arrested on suspicion of breaking a lock off a beer case at a gas station in the 600 block of Camino del Rio.

4:30 p.m. A woman was assaulted at Schneider Park, 950 Roosa Ave.


6:35 a.m. Vandalism was reported in the east 400 block of Ninth Street.

1:33 p.m. A person was unconscious and not breathing in the area of Santa Rita Park.

7:35 p.m. A 45-year-old man was injured in a bicycle crash in the 200 block of County Road 239A.


7:58 a.m. Someone broke into a business’ back lot and stole items from a vehicle in the 3000 block of Main Avenue.

8:38 a.m. Windows were broken in the 500 block of Rivergate Lane.

4:20 p.m. A burglary was reported at Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 55 calls Friday to Monday morning, including 31 emergency medical service calls, an accident, a brush fire, four car crashes, a flammable liquid spill and an unauthorized burning.

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