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Durango Police Department

12:06 a.m. Someone threw a rock into someone’s window in the Skyline Apartments, 1000 Goeglein Gulch Road.


3:10 p.m. Smoke was visible in the bushes behind the La Plata County Humane Society, 1111 South Camino del Rio. Police issued a warning.

3:43 p.m. Police responded to a three-car rear-end crash at 25th Street and Main Avenue.

6:57 p.m. Someone found a boat motor in the west 300 block of 23rd Street.

10:13 p.m. Smoke was visible from an electrical outlet in a unit at the Apache Mobile Home Park, 2400 Arroyo Drive.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office

5:42 a.m. A bag containing deer skins was left in front of a residence on U.S. Highway 160 west of Durango.

6:51 p.m. People were yelling racial slurs out of a vehicle on County Road 526, near Bayfield.


10:41 a.m. Someone reported a low-flying helicopter in the area of Thunderbird Road.

4:58 p.m. Someone reported an American flag flying upside down, a symbol of distress, on County Road 301, southwest of Elmore’s Corner.

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