Crime

Durango Youth Baseball’s stolen ATV found, still no suspects

An ATV stolen from Durango Youth Baseball was recently found, but police are still looking for two teenagers suspected of taking the vehicle from the La Plata County Fairgrounds earlier this month....

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 12 hours 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man involved in fatal crash in 2016 sentenced to three years probation

An Ignacio man charged with careless driving causing death was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation and 100 hours of community service. La Plata County Judge Dondi Osborne said she was...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

ATV stolen from Durango Youth Baseball

Durango Police are searching for two teenagers who allegedly stole an ATV owned by Durango Youth Baseball that was stored at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Durango Police said via Facebook that...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite rumors, no reports of looting in evacuated areas of 416 Fire

La Plata County officials are dispelling rumors of looting in the evacuated areas affected by the 416 Fire. “The rumors are unsubstantiated,” county spokeswoman Megan Graham said Friday evening....

DATE: June 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Three suspects arrested in attempted murder in Durango

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with an attempted murder early Monday morning at the Budget Inn in north Durango. An arrest affidavit identifies the suspects as: Rex Nelson, 38;...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man leads police on chase south of Durango

A high-speed chase ended Monday south of Durango with one suspect in custody. Around 3 p.m., a La Plata County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted an individual who the deputy recognized as having an...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police investigate two cases of attempted murder

The Durango Police Department is investigating two separate cases of attempted murder reported during the past few days in Durango. The first incident occurred around 12:01 a.m. Saturday when...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute tribe declines comment on Ignacio shooting

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has refused to release any information on a shooting that occurred Wednesday in downtown Ignacio. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, multiple police agencies responded to a...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio shooting suspect in custody

A suspect is in custody in connection with an alleged shooting Wednesday in Ignacio, said Town Manager Mark Garcia. Garcia said the shooting near downtown prompted an immediate and heavy police...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

ATVs suspected of damaging alpine tundra north of Silverton

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident from Sunday in which two all-terrain vehicles went off-road illegally and damaged pristine alpine tundra north of Silverton. Two...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Term limit for District 22 attorney will face vote

Voters will be asked in November if term limits for the 22nd Judicial District Attorney should be extended from two four-year terms, to three four-year terms. The district covers Montezuma and...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stolen fire equipment worth about $13,000 found near Silverton

Emergency equipment stolen in November from the Silverton-San Juan Fire and Rescue Authority was located this week near the bottom of a steep mountain. “It’s definitely a mystery,” said Mike...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News