The Blotter

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 5:09 PM

Durango Police


10:01 a.m. A woman was tracking her stolen cellphone and wanted an officer’s help in retrieving it, according to a report in the 100 block of Jenkins Ranch Road.

2:33 p.m. Someone reported finding a bicycle stuck partially in a tree near Seventh Street and East Third Avenue.


8 a.m. Someone reported receiving counterfeit bills at Conoco, 1991 Main Ave.

11:07 a.m. A woman reported her bicycle was sabotaged in the 1000 block of Avenida del Sol.

2:37 p.m. Someone wanted to talk to an officer about a prowler that had been seen in the area of the east 800 block of Fifth Street.


4:25 p.m. A drunken homeless man was on someone’s porch in the 100 block of River Oaks Court. He then moved to a neighbor’s porch.


2:37 p.m. Two kids were hitting Park Elementary, 510 East Sixth Ave., with a sling shot. Police issued a warning.

9:20 p.m. A man’s vehicle was egged in the 300 block of East Fourth Avenue.

10:25 p.m. A man with a knife was breaking into someone’s car in the parking lot in front of Durango Liquor & Wine, 1145 South Camino Del Rio. Police made an arrest.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 46 calls Thursday through Sunday, including two brush fires, six traffic crashes and one vehicle on fire.

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