The Blotter

Monday, July 9, 2018 2:47 PM

Durango Police


12:27 p.m. A man stole ice cream from a freezer and was eating it in the restroom at the Exxon gas station, 2501 Main Ave. Police made an arrest.

2:15 p.m. Someone reported that items were stolen from a safety deposit box at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St.

5:17 p.m. People were reportedly selling drugs out of a blue and white minivan in the east 200 block of 14th Street.

8:55 p.m. Someone reported a man was playing guitar loudly on his porch in the 400 block of East Third Avenue.


9:37 a.m. A drunken man ran through Albertson’s, 311 W. College Drive. Police made an arrest.

12:57 p.m. Someone reported a homeless man who was staring at kids in Fassbinder Park, 140 West Park Ave.

1:54 p.m. Someone reported a possible campfire near the Animas River Trail at the intersection of East Fifth Avenue and First Street. Police made an arrest.

9:30 p.m. A drunken man was sitting in the fetal position and screaming at College Plaza Laundry, 509 East Eighth Ave.


10:56 p.m. A drunken man was flashing gang signs at El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 51 calls Friday through Sunday, including six fire alarms; three people who fell; three reports of smoke outside; an incident involving allergies, stings or bites; a brush fire; a structure fire; a dumpster fire; a single tree on fire; and one other type of fire.

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