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Durango Police Department

2:40 a.m. Loud music was coming from a vehicle in the 3500 block of West Second Avenue. Police issued a verbal warning.


7:35 a.m. An injured deer needed to be put down in the 600 block of Florida Road.

8:44 a.m. The traffic light in the 1300 block of Florida Road was malfunctioning.

10:35 a.m. Someone reported a plume of smoke north of the Purple Cliffs homeless camp along La Posta Road (County Road 213).

10:51 a.m. Someone stole money out of a cash register at a business in the 900 block of Colorado Highway 3.

11:14 a.m. A man stole alcohol from Wagon Wheel Liquors, 30 Town Plaza.

2:36 p.m. A man was hitting his dog in the 900 block of Camino del Rio.

4:37 p.m. Someone reportedly found a bike, according to a report in the 200 block of Animas View Drive.

8:28 p.m. A man was smoking something in a bathroom at Walgreens Drug Store, 28 Town Plaza.

9:28 p.m. A man was yelling at cars at south City Market, 6 Town Plaza.

9:39 p.m. A vehicle hit a no parking sign in the 900 block of Main Avenue, and the driver left the scene.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 17 calls Tuesday, including wildfire and six traffic crashes.

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