January 7, 8

Friday, Jan. 9, 2009 2:18 AM

Durango Police
Thursday12:36 a.m. Two men were fighting in the 100 block of west Eighth Street.7:43 a.m. A driver was stopped for failing to stop when a school bus had flashing lights in the 21000 block of U.S. Highway 160.

8:10 a.m. Someone wanted to talk to police about a picture of a theft suspect that ran in The Durango Herald, according to a report in the 3100 block of Main Avenue.

11:46 a.m. A man was yelling at people on bikes near Oak Drive and Florida Road.


5:21 p.m. Graffiti had been painted on a retaining wall in the 1700 block of Main Avenue.

7:38 p.m. Someone wanted to talk to police about having tenants removed from a house in the 1200 block of Avenida del Sol.

9:21 p.m. A man was sending harassing text messages, and he showed up at a house in the 800 block of Goeglein Gulch Road.

10:15 p.m. A man and woman were fighting in the 300 block of East Fifth Avenue.

11:56 p.m. Dogs were barking in the 500 block of East Fifth Street.

La Plata County Sheriff


1:21 a.m. Men and woman were yelling and making noise in the Whispering Pines parking lot, 34237 U.S. Highway 550, near Hermosa.

8:29 a.m. A woman let her neighbor borrow her car Wednesday night, and by Thursday morning the neighbor couldn't find the car, according to a report in the 5800 block of County Road 203, north of Durango.


5:07 p.m. A suspected drunken driver was involved in an accident near County Road 203 and Trimble Lane. There were no injuries.

6 p.m. A man's neighbor tried to run him over in the 500 block of Eagle Pass in Edgemont Ranch.

7:20 p.m. A deer had a broken leg near County Road 231 and Sierra Avenue, near Elmore's Corner.

Bayfield Marshal


10:28 a.m. A man had not received an item he bought online in the 700 block of E. Sage Street.

Wednesday8:08 p.m. Relatives were threatening a woman in the 1500 block of County Road 526, east of Bayfield.

Fort Lewis Mesa Fire


12:03 p.m. A propane truck overturned near county roads 116 and 120, west of Breen. There were no injuries. A minor leak was detected, and the road was closed. Crews reopened the road Thursday evening.

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