The Blotter

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 4:25 PM

Durango Police


9:01 a.m. A man was hearing voices at Manna, 1100 Avenida del Sol.

2:13 p.m. Someone requested that officers check on a man who had been lying down on the banks of the Animas River at 950 Roosa Ave. Police made an arrest.

2:48 p.m. Someone reported that an unconscious woman was being propped up by a man in Rotary Park, 1565 East Second Ave.

2:56 p.m. A man was yelling in the street at Main Avenue and west 10th Street.

4:41 p.m. Two men were reportedly walking into traffic at Camino del Rio and west Ninth Street.

6:26 p.m. Someone reported that multiple people, who looked suspicious, were possibly having sex at Riverbridge Apartments, 1245 Roosa Ave.

11:39 p.m. An intoxicated driver in a white Oldsmobile sedan was reportedly at the McDonald’s drive-thru, 201 W. College Drive.


2:19 a.m. Five gunshots were heard in the distance from the Three Springs subdivision, off U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


10:28 p.m. A large, dead animal was in the road causing a hazard at U.S. Highway 550 and Trimble Lane (County Road 252).


12:48 a.m. Someone reported a vehicle, which appeared to have been driven off the road, with a person standing next to it in the 2800 block of County Road 501.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to eight calls Wednesday, including a case of diabetic problems, chest pain and two cases of an overdose or poisoning.

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