The Blotter

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 5:01 PM

Durango Police


9:18 a.m. A trash can was smoking at the Balcony Bar and Grill, 600 Main Ave.

1:43 p.m. An intoxicated man was passed out on a bench inside Durango Transit Center, 250 W. Eighth St.

8:15 p.m. A two-vehicle, head-on traffic collision occurred in the 1400 block of Florida Road (County Road 240).

9:39 p.m. A man with a knife was reportedly threatening and jabbing the weapon toward someone at Days Inn Durango, 3030 Main Ave.

9:48 p.m. Three intoxicated men were yelling at someone near a trailhead in the 100 block of Ella Vita Court.

11:08 p.m. A 70-year-old man reported he had done cocaine and was nervous at El Moro Spirits and Tavern, 945 Main Ave.


12:47 a.m. Multiple intoxicated people were harassing employees at Colorado Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St.

1:23 a.m. Two intoxicated women were fighting each other at Moe’s Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

3:33 a.m. A suspicious man was reportedly following a hotel guest on the Animas River Trail behind the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.

9:11 a.m. Four people were smoking marijuana at the corner of Ella Vita Court and Avenida del Sol.

12:13 p.m. An assault was reported at the bus stop by Walmart, 1155 South Camino del Rio.

12:44 p.m. A woman assaulted another woman at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.

1:30 p.m. Someone reported that a guest was possibly cooking drugs in a room at the Spanish Trails Inn and Suites, 3141 Main Ave.

3:51 p.m. Someone reported that a man took money off a table and denied it happened at Denny’s, 666 Camino del Rio.

5:15 p.m. Someone reported that a woman, who had broken glasses and blood on her, was acting strange while looking at dogs at La Plata County Humane Society, 1111 South Camino del Rio.

5:50 p.m. An assault involving multiple people with baseball bats was reported at Taco Bell, 2902 Main Ave. Police made an arrest.


2:11 a.m. Someone reported that a man attacked another man in the 1800 block of East Animas Road (County Road 250).

10:57 a.m. Someone reported a dog was stolen from the 100 block of East Sixth Avenue.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 40 calls Friday through Sunday, including seven fire alarms, three motor vehicle crashes, two cases involving unconsciousness or fainting, an elevator alarm and a stroke.

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