The Blotter

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6:43 PM

Durango Police


9:35 a.m. A man wearing a Peyton Manning jersey was yelling at passers-by and being combative with drivers.

9:46 a.m. Someone called police with questions about the law.

11:19 a.m. A man in his mid-30s was highly intoxicated near the bathrooms at Schneider Park, 900 Roosa Ave.

12:07 p.m. A man was on the Animas River Trail near the Durango Dog Park swinging a stick.

4:29 p.m. An intoxicated woman was on the lawn of a motel in the 2200 block of Main Avenue and needed to be transported to detox.

7:41 p.m. Someone called to request an extra patrol near Greenmount Cemetery, 900 Cemetery Road.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 42 calls Friday through Sunday, including five people who fell, five fire alarms, three reports of smoke outside, two brush fires, two reports of trees on fire, an assault, a case of animal bites or attack and a stroke. On Monday, firefighters responded to four reports of overdoses or poisonings, two reports of unconscious people, a brush fire and a traffic accident.

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