The Blotter

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 11:02 PM

Durango Police


11:51 a.m. A blue Subaru Forester ran over a parking meter in the 1000 block of Main Avenue.

1:18 p.m. Multiple intoxicated people were fighting at a business on West Ninth Street.

1:27 p.m. A man was sprawled out sleeping on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Main Avenue.

3:56 p.m. A man reported someone stole items out of his vehicle in the 600 block of East Second Avenue.

4:25 p.m. A woman reported another woman harassing her outside of McDonald’s, 201 W. College Drive.

4:37 p.m. Someone reported two homeless people at a business in the 1100 block of Camino del Rio. Police made an arrest.

6:34 p.m. Two intoxicated men were arguing at the Durango Transit Center, 250 W. Eighth St.

8:05 p.m. Two intoxicated men were smoking outside the Durango Transit Center, 250 W. Eighth St.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


1:17 a.m. A window was broken at Papa Johns, 305 Camino del Rio.


6:48 p.m. Someone reported drones flying over a house in the 600 block of Louisiana Drive.

7:58 p.m. A man wearing dark clothing was standing in the middle of the intersection at U.S. Highway 160 and County Road 225.


3:07 a.m. An intoxicated person was sitting on a bench yelling for help outside Needles Country Store, 46825 U.S. Highway 550.

6:16 a.m. A cow was in the middle of the road in the 5000 block of County Road 234.

4:22 p.m. Two women and three men were stealing things from the homeless camp north of the Tech Center.

8:28 p.m. Three people were being belligerent over an eviction notice in the 39800 block of U.S. Highway 160.

9:21 p.m. An 8-year-old boy was acting out of control and tearing up his room in the 14000 block of County Road 136.

9:40 p.m. A man and a woman were fighting in the 6500 block of County Road 501. Police made an arrest.


12:24 a.m. Someone was loitering outside Sonoco, 28870 U.S. Highway 160.

3:04 p.m. A chicken coop was on fire in the 700 block of County Road 226.


2:49 a.m. A man was trying to kick someone out of his house in the 40000 block of U.S. Highway 160. Police made an arrest.

3:24 a.m. A man and a woman were fighting in the Hermosa Mobile Home Park, 32222 U.S. Highway 550.

6:23 a.m. Someone called to report a gun stolen in the 6500 block of County Road 501.

4:28 p.m. A man was walking in and out of traffic in the 2000 block of Florida Road (County Road 240).


3:58 p.m. Someone called to report a teepee stolen in the 200 block of County Road 221.

4:45 p.m. Police received second-hand information about a man trespassing in the 6000 block of County Road 105.

4:50 p.m. Someone broke into a residence in the 4000 block of County Road 514.

5:32 p.m. Police responded to a break-in at a residence in the 900 block of County Road 318.

7:49 p.m. A man with a bow and rifle was illegally hunting in the 1700 block of County Road 528.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 17 calls Monday, including a dumpster fire, two overdoses, a brush fire and someone suffering from an allergic reaction.

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