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The Blotter, April 24-30

Durango Police Department

9:49 a.m. Someone was throwing trash everywhere at Spanish Trails Inn & Suites.

1:31 p.m. A woman was trying to cash a fraudulent check at Wells Fargo Bank, 200 West College Drive. Police made an arrest.

3:39 p.m. Someone reported a man disassembling a bike at Schneider Park, 950 Roosa Ave.

9:14 p.m. A motorcycle hit a rock in the 2600 block of North College Drive.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office
Tuesday, April 30

4:51 a.m. A vehicle hit a deer somewhere on Colorado Highway 172. The vehicle was smoking, and someone in the vehicle had a foot injury.

Monday, April 29

8:30 a.m. A man wanted to talk to a deputy about people dumping dirt into his irrigation ditch along County Road 220.

12:08 p.m. Someone wanted to speak with a deputy about speeders on Long Hollow Ranch Road.

Sunday, April 28

2:49 a.m. A woman reported that a small black sedan was following her on her paper route on Hermosa Meadows Road.

9:17 p.m. A woman reported seeing white and orange flashing lights on Missionary Ridge and thought someone might be trying to signal for help.

Thursday, April 25

4:07 p.m. A vehicle was reportedly stuck on a cliff at Pastorius Reservoir.

Wednesday, April 24

10:07 a.m. Someone reported losing a diamond ring, according to a report from somewhere along U.S. Highway 160 west of Durango.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 12 calls Monday, including a smoke scare and a motor vehicle crash.

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