The Blotter

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 8:36 PM

Durango Police


1:57 p.m. A man sat in the middle of the road yelling profanities near Ninth Street and Main Avenue.

8:50 p.m. A man was smoking in the bathroom at Downtown Durango Inn, 800 Camino del Rio, and refused to leave the property.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


7:48 a.m. A man reported his truck being egged twice in the Forest Lakes subdivision.

8:08 a.m. Someone put a deer leg on a man’s property in the 100 block of County Road 321.

9:23 a.m. Someone held a gun against another person’s head, according to a report in the Lone Pine Mobile Home Park, 31722 U.S. Highway 550, near Hermosa.

5:26 p.m. Two women were arguing, and one threatened to cut another and beat her up, according to a report from the Animas Village Apartments, 34237 U.S. Highway 550, north of Hermosa.


12:13 a.m. Someone reported a neighbor shooting an automatic rifle near the 800 block of County Road 301.

7:47 a.m. A pot belly pig was loose in the Timberline Estates subdivision, northeast of Durango city limits.

12:52 p.m. A man was lost on a mountain and needed help out, according to a report near the 1700 block of East Animas Road (County Road 250).


9:10 a.m. A woman reported her stolen dirt bike possibly being spotted in the Vallecito area.

4:41 p.m. Firewood was in the roadway causing a traffic hazard on County Road 234, just south of Florida Road (County Road 240).

7:33 p.m. A drunken man was refusing to leave a campsite at the homeless camp behind the Durango Tech Center.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 13 calls Monday, including a traffic crash in the 14800 block of County Road 501 south of Vallecito and a vehicle on fire at Town Plaza.

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