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Jury finds Durango man not guilty of assaulting officer

A jury found a Durango man not guilty this week of assaulting an officer in a case that was initially dismissed because officers “lacked reasonable suspicion” to arrest him, according to court...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors weigh murder charges in Ignacio death

Prosecutors said they are confident Robert Rose killed Mark Wayman almost two weeks ago in Ignacio, but they are unsure if he planned it. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rose, 50,...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan Redwine’s statements reflect tension with father

Dylan Redwine and his father, Mark, had a tense relationship. It’s a primary reason why prosecutors charged the La Plata County man with second-degree murder of his son. But Mark Redwine downplayed...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors seek to admit Dylan Redwine’s statements at trial

Prosecutors say Mark Redwine killed his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in La Plata County about 6½ years ago. Now, they have provided the court with detailed information about the boy’s statements to...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sexual assault trial scheduled for next month

A Durango man accused of sexually assaulting a Fort Lewis College student almost two years ago is scheduled to stand trial in May. Devin “Ducky” Bond, 22, appeared Friday in the La Plata County...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man accused of trying to kill cattle signs plea agreement

Exactly two years to the day, the saga of a Durango man accused of trying to kill cattle after he closed the gate to a corral in southeastern Utah has reached a resolution. Mark Franklin, 63, faced...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets prison time for leading police on chase

A New Mexico man who led law enforcement on a chase through central La Plata County in a stolen vehicle from the Navajo Nation was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison. Michael Ahkee, 21,...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial postponed for Durango man suspected of sexual assault

A jury trial scheduled to start this week for a Durango man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman has been postponed at the request of his defense team. [image,1:mugshot] The seven-day trial was...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman charged with two counts of attempted murder

Katrina Baker, a Durango woman accused of running over a man with a truck, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, one count of vehicular assault and one count of driving under the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man given prison for helping juveniles escape from DeNier

A judge sentenced an Aurora man Thursday to two years in prison for helping five detainees escape the Robert E. DeNier Youth Service Center, a youth detention center in Durango that closed last...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman sentenced for stealing $500,000 from dental office

A Durango woman was sentenced to four years in prison Friday for stealing more than half a million dollars from her former employer. Robin Bernazzani pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Longtime federal magistrate David West to hang up the robe

If David West had a choice, he’d laugh. Not in the courtroom, of course, where he has worked for 32 years as a magistrate with the U.S. District Court in Durango. Judges, lawyers and friends...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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