The Blotter

Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 12:23 PM

Durango Police


10:05 a.m. An 85-year-old woman was being verbally and physically abusive to staff at Four Corners Health Care, 2911 Junction St.

12:12 p.m. A woman trespassed at Best Western, 3255 Main Ave.

2:36 p.m. Three men were drinking alcohol at the intersection of Main Avenue and East Eighth Street. Police made an arrest.

11:12 p.m. Two women were yelling at each other in the Durango Travelodge, 2970 Main Ave. Police made an arrest.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


4:13 a.m. Someone called to report a vehicle was broken into overnight in the 3900 block of Florida Road (County Road 240).


9 a.m. Two suspicious vehicles were parked near Pastorius Reservoir in the 500 block of County Road 304.

11:52 a.m. Someone in a blue Dodge truck was going through mailboxes near the intersection of County Road 220 and Highway 172.

1:55 p.m. About 10 people were standing on a frozen pond in the 49000 block of U.S. Highway 550.

8:29 p.m. A man was throwing rocks at vehicles on U.S. Highway 140 near Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 15 calls Wednesday, including three sick people, two gas odor investigations, an overdose and a structure 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.