The Blotter

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 9:42 AM
A crash Thursday outside of Pagosa Springs on U.S. Highway 160 has left one dead and four injured.

Durango Police


12:09 a.m. Three women were screaming and a man was throwing beer bottles at Lumien Apartments, 3190 East Animas Village Drive.

3:23 a.m. A 23-year-old man was bit by someone, and the bite broke the skin in the west 100 block of Eighth Street.

3:59 p.m. Two people were having sex in a silver Subaru near East Fourth Avenue and Second Street. Police issued a warning.

4:10 p.m. Someone found a gray wallet on Lightner Creek Road (County Road 207).


1:01 a.m. A man and a woman were doing drugs in a bathroom at McDonald’s, 201 West College Drive.

1:07 p.m. Someone left a big-box TV on the roundabout in the 500 block of Florida Road near Chapman Hill.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 56 calls Friday through Sunday, including two assaults, two brush fires, a gas leak inside a building in the 100 block of Pine Ridge Road, two odors of gas, a structure fire in the 300 block of North Tamarron Drive, five traffic crashes, and a 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.