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The Blotter, May 9-15

Durango Police Department

11:51 a.m. A woman with a frying pan was threatening to kill people in the 3100 block of Main Avenue.

12:19 p.m. A man was dancing around in his underwear on the southeast corner of East Second Avenue and Seventh Street.

1:56 p.m. A man was being aggressive toward passersby in the 700 block of Main Avenue.

5:48 p.m. People were riding mini motorcycles on the Animas River Trail behind Walmart, 1155 South Camino del Rio.

11:50 p.m. A man was peeking in windows in the 100 block of Perrins Canyon Road.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office
Wednesday, May 15

10:40 a.m. Someone was looking into cars on Davidson Creek Road.

8:11 p.m. A white, “tricked-out” truck was speeding at more than 100 mph somewhere on U.S. Highway 550.

Tuesday, May 14

6:36 a.m. Five Angus cows were on County Road 502.

8:47 a.m. Car parts and a dead coyote lay in the road near the Grandview interchange.

4:54 p.m. Someone reported finding a bullet hole that pierced a sun room somewhere along County Road 318, west of Ignacio.

Monday, May 13

8:38 a.m. A semi truck was stuck and blocking both lanes traffic on County Road 310, south of Durango-La Plata County Airport.

10:50 a.m. Someone reported a man on a motorbike driving around with no plates in the Durango West II subdivision.

4:24 p.m. A man sitting in a mail delivery truck was on a phone yelling at someone in the Falls Creek area.

4:36 p.m. A man threatened someone else with a pocket knife on Carbon Junction.

Sunday, May 12

6:13 p.m. Someone reported a tire coming off a truck that was pulling a trailer at Bayfield Center Drive.

Saturday, May 11

4:33 a.m. A man was riding down a hill on a skateboard at the Grandview interchange.

1:04 p.m. Someone wanted to talk to a deputy about empty bottles of alcohol along County Road 228, northeast of Elmore’s Corner.

Thursday, May 9

8:44 a.m. Someone found a rifle and a red cooler sitting next to a rock along Junction Creek Road (County Road 204).

11:12 a.m. Someone was burning couches somewhere along U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango.

2:15 p.m. A man reported that someone had threatened his life, and he had video of the encounter, according to a report on D Bar K Drive.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to nine calls Wednesday.

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