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The Blotter

Durango Police Department

6:44 a.m. Two bicycles were stolen in the 10 block of Girard Street.

9:43 a.m. A gas line was hit and there was an active leak at Park Elementary School, 510 East Sixth Ave.

10 p.m. A bear got into trash in the 100 block of East Seventh Avenue.


10:48 p.m. A vehicle was keyed in the 2400 block of Arroyo Drive.


2:27 a.m. A possible kidnapping of a 6-year-old boy was reported in the 3900 block of East Animas Road (County Road 250).

11:32 a.m. A wallet was stolen in the 2900 block of Junction Street.

8:36 p.m. Someone was arrested after a vehicle hit a pedestrian in the east 100 block of 10th Street.


3:30 p.m. A man walked into a woman’s home in the 1600 block of Eastlawn Avenue.

7:08 p.m. Three to four drunken people were urinating on a tree in Buckley Park.

11:13 p.m. A man broke a vehicle window and fled the scene in the 1100 block of South Camino del Rio.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 61 calls from Friday to Tuesday morning, including 31 emergency medical service calls, a controlled burn, a cooking fire, four car crashes, a gas leak, a dumpster fire and two smoke scares.

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