The Blotter

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 7:16 PM

Durango Police


1:37 a.m. A man wearing all black and combat boots tried to get into two vehicles in the 500 block of San Juan Drive.

10:50 a.m. Someone wanted to file assault charges in the 900 block of Main Avenue.

3:19 p.m. A man was beating his dog in the Transit Center parking lot, 250 W. Eighth St.


7:45 a.m. Someone reported finding a hatchet lying in the grass in the 1000 block of Main Avenue.

5:16 p.m. A may lay face down near the river in the 800 block of Camino del Rio.

6:32 p.m. A 40-year-old man fell from a building in the 700 block of Main Avenue.


11:33 a.m. Someone reported finding syringes and paraphernalia at Robert E. DeNier Youth Services Center, 720 Turner Drive.

1:36 p.m. An aggressive man was yelling and screaming at Chapman Hill Ice Rink, 500 Florida Road.

1:58 p.m. A 15-year-old boy as experiencing alcohol poisoning in the 1300 block of Main Avenue.

3:33 p.m. A man was cited for selling Trump pins in the 600 block of Main Avenue.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 45 calls Thursday through Sunday, including a brush fire in the 4300 block of County Road 203 north of Durango, three people experiencing chest pain, a structure fire in the 1500 block of County Road 104 near Red Mesa, and two traffic crashes.

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