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Durango Police Department

12:52 p.m. A 6-year-old boy was seen running away in the 200 block of Animas View Drive.

8:21 p.m. An arrest was made after a customer harassed an employee at a store in the 600 block of East Fourth Avenue.

9:03 p.m. A woman kicked her mother in the 3100 block of East Animas Village Drive.


11:24 a.m. A residence’s door was kicked in in the east 300 block of Ninth Street.

9:33 p.m. A bike was stolen in the 1300 block of Florida Road.

11:18 p.m. A man tried to get into an apartment in the 5800 block of Main Avenue.


6:28 a.m. A sexual offense was reported in Durango.

3:05 p.m. A vehicle was stolen in the 1100 block of Camino del Rio.

10:09 p.m. A handgun was found in the 1200 block of Florida Road.


7:20 a.m. A female toddler was found wandering in the 600 block of Arroyo Drive.

11:32 a.m. A 40-year-old man fell and was injured in the 1100 block of Avenida del Sol.

3:11 p.m. An arrest was made after a man threw trash onto the bridge in the east 200 block of 32nd Street.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office

11:29 p.m. A K-9 unit investigated a drug violation in the area of U.S. Highway 160 west.

6:10 p.m. A drunken man was harassing customers in the area of County Road 234.


8 p.m. A woman was jumping in front of vehicles in the area of Highway 140.


8:27 a.m. A woman slipped while on a trail and broke her ankle in the area of West Fourth Avenue.

4:22 p.m. A tree was struck by lightning and caught fire in the area of U.S. Highway 550 south.

7:54 p.m. A vehicle windshield was broken in the area of County Road 514.


4:41 p.m. A man pointed a gun at a dog in the area of Florida Road (County Road 240).

8:04 p.m. An assault was reported in the area of Hermosa.

8:38 p.m. A woman was unconscious in the area of Waterfall Lane.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 54 calls from Friday to Tuesday morning, including 40 emergency medical service calls, an authorized burn, a brush fire, car crash, a cooking fire, an accident and an unauthorized burn.

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