Glacier Club man convicted of assault, racially taunting sheriff’s deputy

A jury on Thursday convicted a La Plata County man on four criminal charges related to a fight he had with law enforcement last year at the Glacier Club. La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies led...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in DUI, indecency case allegedly left signature in Durango theater

A Bayfield man was arrested Friday after allegedly urinating the first initial of his name on a wall in a movie theater at Allen Theatres’ Durango Stadium 9. Around 11 p.m. Friday, the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in Mancos homicide pleads not guilty

A two-week trial has been set for Debra Riddle, who faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of her common-law husband just west of Mancos. Riddle, 57, pleaded not guilty at an arraignment...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango bus driver cited for watching football game on phone while driving

A Durango Transit bus driver was cited Saturday with careless driving after supposedly watching a football game on his cellphone while driving his route. Around 5 p.m. Saturday, a passenger on the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man armed with machete arrested in attempted murder

A Mancos man remains in the Montezuma County Detention Center after he was arrested Sunday on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder after he allegedly jumped on a woman’s car on Main Street...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Detention Center to remain open

The Southern Ute Tribal Council on Monday reversed a decision to close the Southern Ute Detention Center and said it will instead seek new funding to keep the facility open in 2020, according to an...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez police seek help identifying graffiti vandals

Cortez police request the public’s help to catch graffiti vandals in town. Suspects are being sought for recent graffiti that has caused thousands of dollars in property damage to local businesses,...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man sentenced for drive-by shooting

An Ignacio man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison in connection with a drive-by shooting last summer on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. Antonio Castro, 24, was driving a gold-colored van...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man charged with assault in connection with shooting

A La Plata County man suspected of shooting someone in a dispute about who owned a chain saw has been charged with felony assault. Sheriff’s deputies said Robert Simons, 45, fired two shots from a...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man admits to Ignacio murder

Cortez resident Robert Dean Rose admitted Friday to shooting and killing Mark Wayman in May at the victim’s Ignacio home, a crime punishable by decades in prison. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Felony charges for suspects in alleged Animas River Trail attack

Three men accused of assaulting a man and a woman on the Animas River Trail under the Ninth Street Bridge will each face felony assault charges, according to court records. Law enforcement said...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer accused of domestic violence appears in court

Issues over money and an alleged extramarital affair led to an altercation that resulted in a Durango Police Department officer’s arrest earlier this week on suspicion of domestic violence,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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