Crime

Durango woman says she embezzled $500,000 from dental office

A 49-year-old Durango woman has been arrested for embezzling an estimated $500,000 from her former employer at a local dentist office over a six-year period. Robin Bernazzani was booked this week...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman faces 18 charges in Cortez horse neglect case

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against Daisy Stenzel for allegedly neglecting 18 horses on County Road N, prompting a seizure by the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office in April. This week,...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Swinging ’60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

LOS ANGELES – Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for auction. Tate starred in the 1967 film “Valley of the Dolls” and was the toast...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Prosecutors hint at motive in Mark Redwine homicide case

Prosecutors believe they have a motive in the murder case against Mark Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in November 2012. According to court documents, the prosecution...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Filmmaker sentenced to 12 months probation

A New Mexico filmmaker who pleaded guilty to obstruction of telephone service, a misdemeanor, will serve 12 months of probation on a deferred judgment, meaning the case will be wiped from his...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandal targets owner of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, but hits wrong house

A vandal targeting the home of Al Harper, owner of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, hit the wrong house last week, writing graffiti on a neighbor’s house and damaging outdoor...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclists damage alpine tundra north of Silverton

Another instance of people illegally driving off-road in alpine tundra outside Silverton has put the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office on the search for three suspects. Sheriff Bruce Conrad said...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Appeal denied for Dolores man who pleaded guilty in murder

An appeal by Luther A. Hampson, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of Jonathan Hayes in 2012 near Dolores, has been denied. After sentencing in 2013, Hampson filed a motion...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 young mountain goats shot on Colorado mountain trail

BRECKENRIDGE – Officials say two young mountain goats were shot and killed near a mountain summit in central Colorado. The state is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest....

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sheriff to investigate fatal McElmo Canyon shootout

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is still waiting on results of a federal investigation into an officer-involved shootout in McElmo Canyon in February that left one man dead. But Sheriff Steve...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine pleads not guilty

Mark Redwine, the La Plata County man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan Redwine, pleaded not guilty Friday in 6th Judicial District Court. A four-week jury trial is set to begin Nov....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs man arrested on suspicion of child sex assault

A Pagosa Springs man suspected of sexually assaulting a child was advised of possible charges and penalties Friday in District Court in La Plata County. Rodney Keller, 52, is being held in La Plata...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News