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Durango Police


9:02 a.m. A gun was found in the snow at a bus stop in the 500 block of Main Avenue.

12:51 p.m. An assault was reported at Mercy Regional Medical Center. The assault occurred the night before.

2:29 p.m. Several people were trying to break into a truck in the 700 block of East Second Avenue.

6:58 p.m. A drunken man was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence after trying to get into a house in the 20700 block of U.S. Highway 160 west.

7:38 p.m. A woman hit an employee with her car door at McDonald’s, 201 W. College Drive.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


8:35 a.m. Someone’s neighbor cut down a tree and it was blocking the road in the area of County Road 500 and West Grimes Creek Road.

9:17 a.m. Fraud was reported in the area of Highway 140.

12:25 p.m. Theft of a license plate was reported in the 29700 block of U.S. Highway 160 east.

2:55 p.m. Damage to mailboxes was reported in the 13100 block of County Road 502.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to nine calls Thursday to Friday morning, including six emergency medical service calls and a gas leak.

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