The Blotter

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 8:26 PM

Durango Police


1:22 p.m. A man shoplifted a bottle of liquor from Wagon Wheel Liquors, 30 Town Plaza. Police made an arrest.

3:36 p.m. A lightning strike caught a tree on fire in the Twin Buttes subdivision, in west Durango.

7:08 p.m. Someone reported their son stole their car in the 2500 block of West Third Avenue. Police made an arrest.


12:26 a.m. A drunken man was standing in the middle of the road screaming in the 3200 block of West Fourth Avenue.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office


12:15 p.m. Someone was trying to install a speed bump and causing a hazard in the 18000 block of County Road 501.

2:28 p.m. Someone was trying to install a speed bump in the lower 100 block of County Road 500.


1:41 a.m. Eight gunshots from a firearm that sounded like a pistol were heard in the 8000 block of County Road 510.

Durango Fire

Firefighters and medics responded to 12 calls Thursday, including two overdoses or poisonings, three people with chest pain, a traffic crash and a single tree on 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.