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Durango Police Department
Wednesday, Sept. 1

2:31 a.m. A 30-year-old man was assaulted with rocks and had difficulty breathing in the 900 block of East Second Avenue.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

11:22 p.m. A man was assaulted in the area of East 10th Street and Main Avenue.

Monday, Aug. 30

12:01 p.m. An empty vehicle rolled down a hill and crashed in the 200 block of Sawyer Drive.

Sunday, Aug. 29

5:41 p.m. Teenagers were trying to steal a stop sign in the area of Roosa Avenue and El Paso Street.

11:21 p.m. Someone was arrested after a person was threatened with a knife in the 1500 block of East Second Avenue.

Saturday, Aug. 28

10 a.m. People kicked in a man’s apartment door in the 100 block of East 29th Street.

6:55 p.m. A 20-year-old woman fell through a fence and was in and out of consciousness in the 1100 block of Goeglein Gulch Road.

Friday, Aug. 27

12:53 p.m. Vehicle tires were slashed in the 2400 block of Main Avenue.

2:03 p.m. A patient was arrested after punching a hole in the hospital wall and running away in the 1000 block of Three Springs Boulevard.

6:17 p.m. A man was firing a stun gun in the 60 block of Westwood Place.

Thursday, Aug. 26

10 a.m. A trailer caught fire in the 21100 block of U.S. Highway 160 west.

12:56 p.m. An infant was left in a vehicle in the 1200 block of Carbon Junction.

Wednesday, Aug. 25

12:23 p.m. A 33-year-old woman was unconscious, and her face was bleeding in the 21500 block of U.S. Highway 160 west.

10:01 p.m. Multiple people were involved in an altercation in the 300 block of West College Drive.

Tuesday, Aug. 24

10:41 a.m. A woman threatened a business’s employee in the 2800 block of Main Avenue.

3:37 p.m. A man pulled a gun on someone in the 500 block of East Eighth Avenue.

Monday, Aug. 23

7:48 a.m. A man was trying to get into vehicle in the 3100 block of Main Avenue.

2:39 p.m. A man was yelling and threw a business sign into the road in the 3100 block of Main Avenue.

Sunday, Aug. 22

9:57 a.m. A house caught fire in the area of East Third Avenue and Eighth Street.

11:45 a.m. A man exposed himself in the east 100 block of 36th Street.

Saturday, Aug. 21

11:47 a.m. Harassment was reported when a man was recording nurses at a vaccination clinic in the 200 block of West Ninth Street.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office
Thursday, Sept. 2

3:24 a.m. A vehicle was on its side against a fence in the area of La Posta Road (County Road 213).

Wednesday, Sept. 1

3:44 p.m. A rollover crash occurred in the area of Colorado Highway 140.

4:07 p.m. A two-vehicle T-bone crash occurred in the area of U.S. Highway 550 north.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

7:28 p.m. A semitrailer crashed into a power line and caused a hazard in the area of County Road 203.

Monday, Aug. 30

9:50 p.m. A two-vehicle crash occurred in the area of U.S. Highway 550 south.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 141 calls from Aug. 29 to Thursday morning, including 73 emergency medical service calls, four gas leaks, 12 car crashes, a Hazmat investigation, a mobile home fire, two rescues, an electrical problem and four 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.