The Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 4:10 PM

Durango Police


12:22 a.m. A white Ford had its door open on the north side of a business in the 1200 block of Carbon Junction.

6:31 a.m. A man and woman were arguing and breaking things in an apartment in the 1200 block of Roosa Avenue. Police made an arrest.

6:35 a.m. An 18-year-old man was under the influence of something and yelling in the 1900 block of Highland Avenue. Police made an arrest.


8:20 a.m. Someone reported a chemical smell was coming from a basement apartment in the 1800 block of West Second Avenue.

10:30 a.m. Someone used counterfeit money at a business in the 700 block of East College Drive.

11:05 a.m. Someone reported five men were passing around an open container in the 800 block of Main Avenue.

2:29 p.m. Three people were being loud and trespassing at the Main Mall, 835 Main Ave. Police issued a warning.

4:35 p.m. People were possibly doing drugs at West Second Avenue and 20th Street.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


8:51 a.m. A man was in a trash bin in the 1000 block of Narrow Gauge Avenue.

6:34 p.m. Someone pulled a gun on their neighbors in the 300 block of County Road 321. Police made an arrest.

8:05 p.m. A man and woman were fighting outside of Sonoco, 28870 U.S. Highway 160. Police made an arrest.

9:02 p.m. A man was harassing a woman in the 7400 block of County Road 510. Police made an arrest.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to nine calls Tuesday, including three sick people, an elevator rescue and a fire alarm.

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