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.
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.