Crime

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Trial of murder suspect Rick Stallings delayed

The trial for a Farmington man accused of killing longtime Durango resident Karen Cugnini nearly two years ago was again delayed, according to New Mexico prosecutors. Rick Stallings, who at the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 17 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Police search for five suspects connected to armed robbery

Police are searching for five people suspected of robbing a man at gunpoint Monday night at a storage unit in Bodo Industrial Park in Durango. The robbery was reported about 7:55 p.m. at Bodo Park...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Four-time drunken driving offender gets jail for hit-and-run

A Durango man with three previous drunken driving offenses was sentenced Friday to two years in jail and 10 years of probation for running over two pedestrians while driving drunk. Cruz Baca, 39,...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Police investigate shooting between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs

An Archuleta County man says he shot and killed an intruder who attacked him with a knife Wednesday night in a remote area between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation...

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

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Durango man gets probation for attempted sex assault on child

A 70-year-old Durango man was sentenced to six years probation Thursday for sexually assaulting a small child. Frederick Blevins, who has been in jail for 189 days, is expected to be released this...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mark Redwine returns to La Plata County

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, returned Monday to La Plata County to face charges of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. He will be...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mark Redwine waives extradition, will be brought to Durango

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, waived his right to an extradition hearing Tuesday in a Bellingham, Washington, courtroom. As a result, the La Plata County...

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

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Reward offered for road sign vandalism near Edgemont Ranch

A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who caused more than $2,000 in damages to street signs at the Edgemont Ranch Metro District...

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

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Durango man gets 90 days for attempted sex assault on child

A Durango man who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to 90 days in jail, six years probation and must register as a sex offender. Louis Smith, 24, had sexual relations with...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mesa Verde reports increase in vandalism, graffiti

Mesa Verde National Park reports increased graffiti along public trails and overlooks and is using social media to raise awareness of the problem. Park Superintendent Cliff Spencer said recently...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Official: Rapper accused of murder thought man hit on him

NEW YORK – A founding member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five stabbed a homeless man to death after a passing remark made him think the man was hitting on him, a law enforcement official...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Man ticketed for duct-taping dog’s muzzle shut in Durango

A 23-year-old man who duct-taped his dog’s mouth shut and left the animal in a car parked at the Durango Community Recreation Center has been charged with animal cruelty. Both the 6th Judicial...

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