Crime

Trials reset for couple charged with animal cruelty

Two La Plata County residents charged with more than 30 counts of animal cruelty had their jury trials reset this week. Jeffery and Elizabeth Jackson were supposed to stand trial in November and...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 13 hours 50 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man attempts to rob Subway in Durango; remains on the loose

A man suspected of attempting to rob a Subway sandwich shop Wednesday evening on north Main Avenue – an incident that sparked an hourslong search in north Durango – remained on the loose Thursday. ...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas man gets 24 years in connection with 2017 murder

A Texas man was sentenced to 24 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to aggravated assault related to a drug deal turned fatal last year in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park west of...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Court denies appeal in sexual assault case

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details that might be disturbing to readers. The Colorado Court of Appeals has denied an appeal of a 2008 conviction of a man charged with felony murder...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman gets deferred sentence in animal cruelty case

A Cortez resident charged with animal cruelty has pleaded guilty and has been given a deferred sentence. Daisy Stenzel was charged with 18 counts of animal cruelty after her 18 horses were seized...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sentencing hearing postponed for man convicted of killing wife

A sentencing hearing for a Durango man convicted of first-degree murder for strangling his wife was postponed Thursday after defense lawyers raised questions about the defendant’s mental...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man’s third attempt to overturn murder conviction fails

The Colorado Court of Appeals denied a third attempt to invalidate a murder conviction from a Mancos man who shot and killed his ex-wife’s divorce attorney. On March 4, 2005, Aric Jerome Miera...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy cleared in fatal McElmo Canyon shootout, then is fired

A U.S. attorney has cleared a Montezuma County sheriff’s deputy who killed a man during a shootout in McElmo Canyon in February, but the deputy has been fired for violating department policy. Sgt....

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 schools on heightened alert after police search for wanted man

A man with a warrant for his arrest fled from police Tuesday morning in northeast Durango, prompting police to place two schools on lockout. Police called off the search for Christopher Davis, 45,...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for bank robbery

A Durango man was sentenced Thursday to 154 months (almost 13 years) in federal prison for a bank robbery in New Mexico, according to federal officials. Paul Fichera, 29, pleaded guilty earlier...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Behind the scenes, a flurry of paperwork in Mark Redwine homicide case

More than 400 motions, exhibits, rulings, proposed orders and judicial orders have been filed in the criminal case against Mark Redwine, a Vallecito father accused of killing his 13-year-old son,...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Towaoc man gets 12 years in sexual assault of wife

A Towaoc man with a history of domestic violence has been convicted of assault and sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison. On Oct. 9, U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Blackburn...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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