Assault (general)

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Durango man found guilty of hitting pedestrians while driving drunk

A Durango man was found guilty Friday of mowing down two pedestrians while driving drunk last year in downtown Durango. Cruz Baca, 39, showed little reaction to the guilty verdicts; his attorney...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Trial starts for Durango driver suspected of hitting pedestrians

A jury was selected and opening statements were made Monday in what is expected to be a five-day trial for a Durango man suspected of running over two pedestrians in a crosswalk while driving...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio man not guilty of assault, child abuse

An Ignacio man suspected of misdemeanor assault and child abuse has been found not guilty by a jury. James Phillips, 46, tussled June 25 with Maurice Anderson, who was making headlines at the time...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango woman arrested on suspicion of stabbing another woman

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred earlier this week near the Animas River behind north City Market. A witness said Keesha McCoy, 38, and Ashleigh Noland, 29, both of Durango, were...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man suspected of biting firefighter charged with assault

An Arizona man suspected of hitting and biting a firefighter who tried to help him after a rollover crash south of Hesperus was charged Friday with felony assault and obstruction of a police...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Arizona man bites firefighter on scene of rollover crash

An Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and biting a firefighter who tried to help the man after a rollover crash south of Hesperus. Joe Benally, 20, was released on bail Friday...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio man suspected of running over girlfriend goes missing

Police are searching for an Ignacio man suspected of skipping town on $6,000 bail after allegedly running over his girlfriend with a car. Case Fields, 31, has been missing for nearly three months...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Police seek 3 women suspected in purse snatching

Police are searching for three women suspected of attacking another woman and snatching her purse near 12th Street and East Third Avenue. Melissa Jones, 51, of Durango, sat on a bench about 3 p.m....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Police seek suspect in assault near north Main Avenue

Police are searching for an Ignacio man who may be connected with a serious assault Tuesday morning in north Durango. Roger Begay, 26, was found face-down unconscious and nearly unresponsive...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Farmington man accused of resisting arrest, hitting officer

The Assocaited Press FARMINGTON – Authorities say a Farmington man accused of assaulting his roommate with a baseball bat has been arrested after a confrontation with city police. Farmington police...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Ignacio man suspected of running over girlfriend is charged

An Ignacio man accused of running over his girlfriend with a car last month in Bayfield was charged Monday in La Plata County District Court. Case Fields, 31, was charged with second-degree...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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River trail assailant sentenced to 1 year prison

A Durango man whose mental competency to stand trial was raised as a legal concern last month took a plea deal Thursday and was sentenced to one year in prison for menacing. Antonio Nez, 31,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News