La Plata County Sheriff’s Office
3:58 a.m. A driver crashed into a guardrail in south Durango on U.S. Highway 160.
10:18 a.m. Someone reported another person firing nine rounds from a rifle in the lower 100 block of Middle Mountain Road in Vallecito.
1:27 p.m. A student was threatening staff members at Escalante Middle School.
3:15 p.m. A driver sideswiped another vehicle and left the scene in the 600 block of Camnio del Rio.
4 p.m. Two drivers crashed head-on at the intersection of County Road 207 and U.S. Highway 160 west.
10:35 p.m. Two drivers crashed head-on at the bottom of Farmington Hill.
11:40 a.m. Someone crashed on a motorcycle near the state line on U.S. Highway 550 south. At least two people were injured.
10:22 p.m. A man was “acting agitated and animated” while swinging a wooden staff somewhere on Walmart property.
Firefighters and medics responded to 12 calls Thursday and at least two calls Friday morning, including two crashes with injuries and a brush 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.