The Blotter

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 6:29 PM

Durango Police


12:59 a.m. A man was trying to walk through the drive-thru at McDonald’s, 201 W. College Drive.

1:54 a.m. A man was tearing apart the quiet room at Detox of La Plata County, 1125 Three Springs Blvd.

2:58 a.m. Multiple people stole items from Conoco Express Mart, 1991 Main Ave.


8:14 a.m. A man was yelling obscenities and slamming doors above Domino’s Pizza, 1485 Florida Road. Police issued a verbal warning.

12:38 p.m. A possibly intoxicated man was stumbling near the road in the 300 block of Camino del Rio.

12:40 p.m. A man was passed out in the entry to a business in the 2000 block of Main Avenue. Police made an arrest.

2:13 p.m. Three people were fighting in the Durango Transit Center, 250 W. Eighth St.

3:27 p.m. A woman stole a basket of items from Rite Aid Pharmacy, 28 Town Plaza.

3:54 p.m. A deer lay in the road at O’Brien Drive and Florida Road causing a hazard.

5:30 p.m. A vehicle was parked outside a business playing music loudly on West Eighth Street.

5:52 p.m. A man shoplifted from a business in the 300 block of Camino del Rio.

11:26 p.m. A possibly intoxicated man was passed out in the doorway of the First Presbyterian Church, 1161 East Third Ave.

11:47 p.m. Debris was in the road in the 5000 block of Main Avenue causing a hazard.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


7:20 a.m. Someone was repeatedly firing a gun in the 4000 block of County Road 203 north of Durango city limits.

12:05 p.m. A child ran away from his or her mother’s vehicle in the 1500 block of Florida Road (County Road 240).

2:04 p.m. Someone had a gun in luggage at the Durango-La Plata County Airport, 1000 Airport Road.

3:23 p.m. A man was highly intoxicated in a business in the 14000 block of County Road 501.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to eight calls Tuesday, including a structure fire, two fire alarms and a gas leak inside a building.

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