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Durango Police Department

12:48 a.m. A traffic stop in the 1500 block of Main Avenue resulted in a verbal warning.

1:16 a.m. Two bank alarms were triggered at TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St., for unknown reasons.

6:40 a.m. A person at Spanish Trails Inn and Suites, 3141 Main Ave., called 911 and was heard whispering “help.”


7:19 a.m. A physical fight between two men was reported in the parking lot of Speedway, 20453 U.S. Highway 160 in west Durango.

7:41 a.m. An adolescent boy at Miller Middle School, 2608 Junction St., was reported to have possibly broken a wrist from an assault.

8:26 a.m. A report of a person parked overnight in the parking garage of Rivergate Medical Center, 575 Rivergate Lane, resulted in an arrest on a warrant.

12:48 p.m. The green turn light on the east side of the intersection of East 32nd Street and Main Avenue was reported to be malfunctioning.

La Plata County Sheriff

3:16 a.m. A person reported seeing a flying object near Airport Road.


11:32 a.m. Two cars were reported abandoned at the end of a driveway on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango.

12:52 p.m. A two-car crash occurred on U.S. Highway 160 west of Durango.

4:16 p.m. A person was reportedly pointing a firearm at people on East 32nd Street.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 14 calls Thursday, including eight EMS calls, and two car 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.