7:13 a.m. Dogs were barking on a deck causing a noise disturbance in an apartment in the 700 block of Main Avenue.
10:48 a.m. Smoke was coming from electrical outlets 26000 block of U.S. Highway 550.
12:25 p.m. Someone reported finding three bikes in a dumpster in the 2400 block of Arroyo Drive.
3:03 p.m. A resident hit another resident at the Four Corners Health Care Center, 2911 Junction St. Police issued a warning.
6:24 p.m. A man approached someone’s vehicle and tried to get in while that person was in the car, according to a report in the 1400 block of East Second Avenue.
6:58 p.m. A bear was “not acting right” in the 1000 block of East Fifth Avenue.
8:08 p.m. A large bear was running around a neighborhood while kids were playing in the 800 block of East Seventh Avenue.
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8:36 a.m. A mule was on the road in the 4800 block of La Posta Road (County Road 213).
10:03 a.m. Dump trucks were speeding, using their jake brakes and honking at bikers in the 4000 block of County Road 234, northeast of Durango.
11:23 a.m. Someone reported theft from a gas well site along County Road 310/318, east of Bondad.
8:38 p.m. A skunk was stuck in a wire fence in the 1500 block of Pine Valley Road, in the Forest Lakes subdivision. Colorado Parks and Wildlife declined to assist, which is why someone called the Sheriff’s Office.
8:42 p.m. A man was breaking windows in the 9000 block of County Road 318, southwest of Ignacio. Police made an arrest.
10:51 p.m. A man forced himself inside a vehicle while a woman was telling him to get out, according to a report in the 300 block of North Mountain View Drive, in the Bayfield area.
Firefighters and medics responded to 17 calls Tuesday, including a motor-vehicle crash in the 1600 block of Main Avenue.
Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an investigation.