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Durango Police Department

11:30 a.m. A snowplow crashed into an enclosed utility trailer near the intersection of Oxbow Circle and Sage View Street.

1:15 p.m. A hit-and-run crash in the north City Market parking lot, 3130 Main Ave., resulted in an arrest.

3:34 p.m. A man sitting in front of the Main Mall, 835 Main Ave., was arrested on suspicion of possessing an open container.

3:44 p.m. A drunken man was reported trespassing in a person’s apartment at 80 Primrose Circle.

6:11 p.m. A person was reported drunk and unconscious in the snow at the skate park, 1300 Roosa Ave.

La Plata County Sheriff

11:51 a.m. A person in custody at the La Plata County Jail, 742 Turner Drive, was served a warrant.

5:32 p.m. A person in custody at the La Plata County jail, 742 Turner Dr., was served a warrant.


5:40 a.m. A person was reported banging on a garage door on Bayfield Parkway.

2:09 p.m. A red cow was reported in the Eastbound lane after a blind corner on County Road 310.

2:27 p.m. A two-car sideswipe crash that cause air bags deploying occurred on County Road 214.

5:49 p.m. A woman was reported living in her car near Kaycee Lane.

10:48 p.m. A man and a woman were reported in a physical fight on Baby Doe Drive.


4:45 a.m. A car hit a guardrail in the Gem Village area.

2:18 a.m. A person was arrested on Colorado Highway 3 on suspicion of drunken driving.

3:18 a.m. A person was arrested on Colorado Highway 3 on suspicion of obstruction.

11 a.m. A woman was physically fighting multiple people on Kremer Drive.

12:42 p.m. A child on County Road 501 called 911 and on pick up stated “You are a stupid butt crack” then hung up.


6:53 a.m. A person was arrested on Florida Road (County Road 240) on suspicion of criminal mischief.

9:20 a.m. A person was arrested on County Road 501 on a warrant.

2:53 p.m. A man was reported standing in the road of Florida Road (County Road 240).

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 12 calls Monday, including six EMS calls, an elevator rescue and three gas leaks.

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