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Durango Police Department

3:48 a.m. A naked man walked out of a hotel in the 600 block of Main Avenue.

4:13 a.m. Someone threw a brick at a business in the 3400 block of Main Avenue.

6:12 p.m. A 4-year-old was rescued from a hot tub in the 21300 block of U.S. Highway 160 west.


4:30 p.m. A woman’s vehicle tires were slashed in the 3100 block of Main Avenue.

7:02 p.m. An arrest was made after two drunken people tried to get into someone else’s vehicle in the 1200 block of Camino del Rio.

7:46 p.m. A man was unconscious and not breathing at Rotary Park.


12:08 a.m. Three people were possibly trying to break in to a business in the 3400 block of Main Avenue.

12:51 a.m. A man was arrested on suspicion of attacking someone with a glass in the west 100 block of Eighth Street.

2:10 a.m. A 32-year-old woman was kicked in the throat in the 800 block of Camino del Rio.


9:32 a.m. A person in a vehicle was threatening someone in the area of West Animas View Drive and Main Avenue.

1:55 p.m. A 6-year-old child was wandering alone in Santa Rita Park.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 96 calls from Friday to Monday morning, including 45 emergency medical service calls, a brush fire, an elevator rescue, six car crashes, a vehicle versus pedestrian crash, a vehicle fire, a swift water rescue and a swimming area rescue.

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