The Blotter

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 5:32 PM

Durango Police


12:46 a.m. Someone reported that people were possibly doing drugs inside Eighth Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave.

1:12 a.m. Police arrested a man with a man bun and beard in the east 100 block of Seventh Street.

9:45 a.m. Someone reported a possible drug deal at Roosa Avenue and west Ninth Street. Police made an arrest.

10:49 a.m. A man was destroying a restroom at Walmart, 1155 South Camino del Rio. Police made an arrest.

12:30 p.m. A man was chasing another man with a hatchet in Walmart, 1155 South Camino del Rio. Police made an arrest.


1:30 a.m. A K-9 Unit responded to a drug violation at Main Avenue and 25th Street. Police made an arrest.

12:09 p.m. Someone found a bullet on the sidewalk in the east 800 block of 31st Street.

9:22 p.m. A drunken man was harassing passersby at Main Avenue and west 10th Street.

11:28 p.m. A man was crying in a Dodge Avenger at Domino’s Pizza, 1485 Florida Road.


9:09 a.m. A powdery substance was found inside a dollar bill at Hilltop House, 1050 Avenida del Sol.

9:20 a.m. Someone was possibly living in a dumpster in the 1700 block of Main Avenue.

9:27 p.m. Someone in city limits reported a Craigslist ad that attempted to sell a baby rattlesnake.

1:10 p.m. A man was yelling at a family in Buckley Park, 1250 Main Ave.

8:26 p.m. Someone reported a man was trying to get kids to come up to his van near the intersection of Crestview Drive and Montview Parkway.

10:23 p.m. People were shooting bottles with a pellet gun in a backyard in the 300 block of Jenkins Ranch Road.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 40 calls Friday through Sunday, including an assault; a report of smoke outside; one case of allergies, bites or stings; and four people who fell.

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