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Suspect in upskirt video pleads not guilty

An Ignacio school janitor suspected of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart earlier this year in Durango pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of invasion of privacy for sexual...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

4 small fires started Friday along Goeglein Gulch Road in Durango

A juvenile was arrested Friday on suspicion of starting four small wildfires along a powerline that runs next to Goeglein Gulch Road. Durango Police Chief Kamran Afzal said a city employee in the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Details emerge in alleged carjacking, kidnapping case at Fort Lewis College

A Durango man accused of armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College is being held on $50,000 bail at the La Plata County Jail. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, made his first appearance Monday in 6th Judicial...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seizure of 115 animals has cost Humane Society tens of thousands of dollars

The La Plata County Humane Society has already incurred at least $67,200 in costs associated with caring for about 115 animals that were seized last month as part of a massive animal-cruelty case,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nine-time felon sentenced to 24 years in prison

A Durango man found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal trespass and attempt to commit aggravated motor vehicle theft was sentenced Friday in District Court to 24 years in prison. Louie...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man who burglarized pawn shop sentenced to 90 days in jail

A Bayfield man found guilty of burglarizing Pine River Pawn earlier this year in Bayfield was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation. John Joseph Mulloy Jr., 34, was also...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest carjacking suspect in downtown Durango

A Durango man accused of an armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College was arrested Thursday in downtown Durango. Durango police located and arrested Roger Chase Brassard, 25, of Durango near 11th...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man suspected of attempted robbery charged in District Court

A La Plata County man arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery who led police on a multi-hour pursuit north of Bayfield was charged Wednesday with multiple felonies. Michael Fisher Wilson, 20,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona man pleads guilty to biting firefighter near Hesperus

An Arizona man was sentenced to 18 months probation Wednesday as part of a plea agreement for biting a firefighter who tried to help him after a rollover crash south of Hesperus. Joe Benally, 20,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Details emerge in armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College

More details emerged Wednesday about an armed carjacking reported earlier this week at Fort Lewis College, but according to law enforcement, the suspect remains at large. “Fort Lewis and Durango...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police say man taken by gunpoint at Fort Lewis College

A man is suspected of taking another man by gunpoint Monday night at Fort Lewis College, according to the Fort Lewis College Police Department. The suspect remained at large as of Tuesday....

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Swastika incident highlights importance of reporting crimes early

Durango’s police chief said it wasn’t until a third incident of someone putting a swastika on a door of a Jewish family living in Three Springs that an investigation began – a delay that upset...

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