Assault (general)

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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

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Man convicted of downtown assault gets 5 years prison

A Durango man who nearly beat another man to death in a late-night bar fight was sentenced Monday to five years in prison. Hakim Antoin Reddy, 38, looked teary-eyed as he hugged family members...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Man suspected of running over girlfriend

A Bayfield woman who was run over Friday by her boyfriend – the same man who nearly strangled her six years ago – said she’s going to be stronger this time. “He’ll wind up killing me, and I just...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango man’s competency for trial at issue

Two psychologists have different opinions as to whether a Durango man suspected of felony assault is competent to stand trial. Antonio Nez, 31, is accused of punching Davidson Curley Chee, 38, in...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango police seek public’s help in finding assailant

Durango police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who assaulted another man about 2:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at Main Avenue and east Ninth Street. The victim, 31-year-old Lucas McCormick, was...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news