The Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 3:49 PM

Durango Police


12:20 a.m. A man reported his wife was being combative and was holding his keys hostage in the 1200 block of Roosa Avenue.

12:24 a.m. A man possibly overdosed on fentanyl in the 2400 block of Main Avenue.


7:27 a.m. Three men wearing black clothing were yelling and swearing in the 200 block of Ella Vita Court.

8:33 a.m. Someone was harassing staff at a business in the 500 block of Rivergate Lane. Police issued a warning.

8:46 a.m. A group of men were smoking marijuana at Manna, 1100 Avenida del Sol.

3:30 p.m. A man was yelling and refusing to leave McDonald’s, 201 W. College Drive. Police issued a warning.

5:54 p.m. A man passed out at East Third Avenue and Eighth Street.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


3:13 a.m. Someone called to report an emergency at Trump Tower, according to a report in the 200 block of Fantango Road.

12:47 p.m. Someone called to report their tires were slashed in the 34000 block of U.S. Highway 160.

5:17 p.m. A man was hanging out in a vehicle near a day care in the 900 block of County Road 233.

9:17 p.m. Someone knocked on someone else’s sliding-glass door in the 700 block of Animosa Drive, in the Hermosa area.


12:17 a.m. Three people lay on the side of the road in the 42000 block of U.S. Highway 160.

2:10 a.m. A man was being attacked by an intoxicated person in the 1800 block of East Animas Road (County Road 250).

3:19 a.m. Someone was playing loud music at the Westside Mobile Home Park, 21134 U.S. Highway 160.

7:55 p.m. Someone in a light-colored truck was shining a spotlight on someone’s field in the 5900 block of County Road 523.


6:43 a.m. A man reported a woman stole money from his wallet at Holiday Inn & Suites, 21636 U.S. Highway 160.

12:48 p.m. Tires were slashed or the air was let out at Purgatory Resort, 1 Skier Place.


11:45 a.m. A woman locked her keys in her car with a dog inside the vehicle in the 1500 block of Florida Road (County Road 240).

11:53 a.m. Someone reported a house being broken into overnight in the 2600 block of County Road 135.

12:48 p.m. A shed was on fire in the 1300 block of Kremer Drive.

9:38 p.m. A man with a knife threatened someone in a room at Days Inn, 3030 Main Ave.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 24 calls Monday, including seven fire alarms, three people suffering from abdominal pains and a report of smoke.

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