Crime

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Sheriff’s Office warns of callers who threaten arrest

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office recently issued a warning to residents of continued phone scams that involve a caller who threatens people with arrest unless they send money. “Scams come disguised...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Three homicide suspects make first court appearance

Three people arrested in connection with a shooting death at a mobile home park three miles west of Durango were advised of their rights and possible charges Thursday in La Plata County Combined...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango mother who caused fatal crash pleads guilty

A Durango woman who caused a head-on crash that killed her 8-year-old daughter pleaded guilty Thursday to careless driving causing injury and careless driving resulting in death. Neysha Candelaria,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff: Cortez man died of exposure after fleeing shooting

Charles Oliver Evans, whose body was found southeast of Cortez on May 2, was a suspect in a shooting at the time of his death, according to the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office. An autopsy showed...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Durango man suspected of setting mobile home on fire

A Durango man was advised of his rights and possible charges Tuesday in District Court related to an arson investigation at a mobile home near the Durango Dog Park. Timothy Phillips, 59, is...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two arrests made in Archuleta County shooting death

Law enforcement has made two arrests in connection with a shooting death Sunday in Archuleta County. The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office released few details Monday, including where the incident...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio man arrested on suspicion of filming upskirt video at Walmart

An Ignacio man suspected of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart in Durango has been arrested on suspicion of invasion of privacy for sexual gratification. Jaime Uriel Flores-Carbajal,...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Suspects in Durango shooting death identified

Police have arrested three people in the slaying of a Durango man who was shot Sunday in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park three miles west of Durango. The victim was identified as David Antonio...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff’s office investigating homicide at Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is searching for three suspects considered armed and dangerous that fled the scene of a fatal shooting at about 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Lightner Creek Mobile Home...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio man not guilty of assault, child abuse

An Ignacio man suspected of misdemeanor assault and child abuse has been found not guilty by a jury. James Phillips, 46, tussled June 25 with Maurice Anderson, who was making headlines at the time...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man suspected of photographing up woman’s skirt in Durango

Police are searching for a man suspected of using his cellphone to take video or photographs up the skirt of a woman last week at Walmart in Durango. The incident occurred Saturday, said Bryan...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bank robbery suspect caught near Hesperus

A man suspected of robbing a bank and leading police on a chase across the New Mexico line, from Aztec to just south of Hesperus, was arrested Thursday in La Plata County. The suspect, who had not...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News