The Blotter

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 3:54 PM

Durango Police


3:27 a.m. A deer was stuck in a fence, hanging upside-down, in the 100 block of Via Tuscana.


7:29 a.m. Someone reported an elderly woman in a nightgown and slippers looked confused and was crossing the road in the 2900 block of Main Avenue.

8:39 a.m. Several homeless people were in an abandoned house in an alley in the east 200 block of Fifth Street, between Second and Third avenues.

9:03 a.m. A woman riding a bicycle was hit with wood from a construction site and reported no cones were set up to stop people from entering the area at East Second Avenue and Fifth Street.

11:31 a.m. A vehicle hit a building in the 3600 block of Main Avenue.

11:40 a.m. Someone reported illegal drugs in a residence in the 1100 block of Florida Road. Police made an arrest.

8:03 p.m. People were trying to enter a residence in the 1700 block of Eastlawn Avenue. Police made an arrest.

10:25 p.m. Two men were shoplifting at south City Market, 6 Town Plaza. Police made an arrest.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


8:54 p.m. A man with a hatchet threatened someone in the 900 block of Lightner Creek Road (County Road 207).

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 18 calls Wednesday, including two traumatic injuries, two people who fell, two traffic crashes, an overdose or poisoning and a report of smoke outside.

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