West-side residents watched homeless drama play out on their street

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West-side residents watched homeless drama play out on their street

Neighbors see need for long-term solution
Residents on Ella Vita Court, a cul-de-sac just west of Manna, Durango’s soup kitchen, have reported numerous disturbances and suspicious behavior in their area to police. They attribute the activity to residents traveling to and from campsites west of town. The problems were largely resolved after a semi-organized camp was closed.

West-side residents watched homeless drama play out on their street

Residents on Ella Vita Court, a cul-de-sac just west of Manna, Durango’s soup kitchen, have reported numerous disturbances and suspicious behavior in their area to police. They attribute the activity to residents traveling to and from campsites west of town. The problems were largely resolved after a semi-organized camp was closed.

West-side residents watched homeless drama play out on their street

Some campers are actively trying to avoid Ella Vita Court, a cul-de-sac west of Manna, Durango’s soup kitchen, to “keep the peace.”

West-side residents watched homeless drama play out on their street

Ella Vita Court residents say they saw many more intoxicated people walking to and from campsites on their street after La Plata County Sheriff’s Office set up a permanent camping area.
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