The Blotter

Monday, June 25, 2018 5:11 PM

Durango Police


3:29 a.m. A man in the electronics department at Walmart was throwing things around. Police issued a warning.

4:05 a.m. A woman was screaming “ow” over and over for 20 minutes in the 3500 block of Main Avenue.


8:01 a.m. A motorcycle and a car were involved in a crash near Ninth Street and Camino del Rio.

9:50 a.m. A drunken man was in a bush in the 1200 block of Camino del Rio.

9:11 p.m. Breakdancers were playing loud music at Rotary Park, 1565 East Second Ave.


12:31 p.m. A man with a shaved head was yelling at customers at Town Plaza.

1:07 p.m. A drunken man urinated on a building and destroyed flower beds in the 500 block of East Second Avenue. Police made an arrest.

1:55 p.m. A man reported a raft hit his car in the 700 block of Main Avenue.


7:22 a.m. Three people walked out on a $40 bill at Denny’s Restaurant, 666 Camino del Rio.

7:41 a.m. Someone threatened another person’s life near East Third Avenue and 11th Street.

12:27 p.m. Someone defecated in Iris Park, 1235 Camino del Rio. Police made an arrest.

1:27 p.m. People were urinating in Iris Park, 1235 Camino del Rio.

3:08 p.m. A man went to someone’s house and threatened that person with a wrench, according to a report at 60 Westwood Place.

8:34 p.m. A man was hit by a car on U.S. Highway 550 in the Hermosa area.

11:31 p.m. A dog was barking for an hour in the 3200 block of East Seventh Avenue.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 39 calls Friday through Sunday, including a fuel spill near Main Avenue and Eighth Street, a motor-vehicle crash on the frontage road along South Camino del Rio, four reports of overdosing or poisoning, and a vehicle on fire in the 52000 block of U.S. Highway 550 near the base of Coal Bank Pass.

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