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Durango Police


10:25 a.m. Someone was cited for a crash involving a Colorado Department of Transportation plow and a vehicle in the 100 block of South Camino del Rio.

3:41 p.m. A vehicle was broken into and items were stolen in the 100 block of Mercury Village Drive.

11:07 p.m. A tablet was reported stolen at Town Plaza.


12:03 p.m. An assault was reported in the 20300 block of Highway 160 west.

1:40 p.m. A vehicle was broken into and items were stolen in the 300 block of West Park Avenue.

4:51 p.m. Six children were throwing snowballs at passing cars in the area of 17th Street and West Second Avenue.


9:28 a.m. A Jeep was reported stolen in the 1700 block of County Road 203.

12:54 p.m. A firearm was stolen from a store in the 1100 block of South Camino del Rio.

3:19 p.m. A vehicle was broken into and items were stolen in the 1900 block of East Third Avenue.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


10:21 a.m. A table was stolen from a residence in the 2000 block of Florida Road (County Road 240).

1:40 p.m. Unemployment fraud was reported in the 33300 block of U.S. Highway 160 east.


11:03 a.m. Someone was being harassed by a neighbor in the 2900 block of East Animas Road (County Road 250).


1:21 p.m. A man with a gun was beating on a woman’s car in the area of Farmington Hill.

3:33 p.m. A cold burglary was reported in the 6000 block of County Road 501.


2 p.m. A suspicious man was taking photos of a house in the area of County Road 526.

10:12 p.m. A loud party with possible underage drinking was reported in the 2300 block of County Road 122.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 41 calls from Friday to Tuesday morning, including 17 emergency medical service calls, a carbon monoxide incident, four car crashes, an elevator rescue, a downed power line and a rescue.

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