Crime

Durango Police investigate alleged kidnapping, sex assault

The Durango Police Department is investigating an alleged kidnapping and sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning. Cmdr. Ray Shupe said police received a call from a woman about 2:18 a.m. Sunday...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial postponed for Durango man accused of killing wife

A trial for a Durango man charged with killing his wife last year in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park has been reset for August. Silvino Martinez-Perez had been scheduled for trial Monday. The...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged with slaying in Montezuma County considers plea deal

Kevin Wade Folsom, who has been charged with killing a Southern Ute man on Haycamp Mesa, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing to review a plea deal from the Montezuma County District...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man who killed two in crash sentenced to prison

A Mancos man was sentenced to two years in prison for a deadly high-speed crash into an SUV carrying a family of four last July that left a father and son dead, and a mother and younger son in...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man suspected of killing wife scheduled for trial

A Durango man suspected of strangling his wife last year in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park is scheduled to face trial in two weeks. Silvino Martinez-Perez is charged with first-degree murder...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicles targeted for vandalism in Durango

The Durango Police Department is investigating a rash of vehicle vandalism cases in town. Cmdr. Ray Shupe said more than 20 cars have been keyed since March 23. Some vehicles had smiley faces...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

DNA evidence links suspect to Pagosa Springs murder

DNA evidence found at a murder scene in Pagosa Springs positively links a deceased suspect to the shooting death, police announced this week. Investigators said Michael Moats, 29, who was found...

DATE: March 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington police fired four shots at Bayfield man

A Farmington Police Department officer fired four shots at a Bayfield man who tried to stab him in a Motel 6 earlier this month during a standoff with police, according to New Mexico State Police....

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police looking for suspect in hotel bomb threat

The Durango Police Department has not yet identified a suspect in Tuesday’s bomb threat at Holiday Inn & Suites, which closed U.S. Highway 160 for more than two hours in west Durango. A man called...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office investigating murder-suicide

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder-suicide in the Pagosa Lakes subdivision, about six miles north U.S. Highway 160 as it runs through Pagosa Springs. The Sheriff’s...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department creates crime analyst position

The Durango Police Department typically has only four officers roaming the city at any given time. With such limited resources, it is crucial to deploy them to the most strategic locations. That...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Names of victim and Montezuma County deputy involved in shootout released

The names of the victim and Montezuma County deputy involved in a deadly shootout in McElmo Canyon Feb. 15 have been released by the FBI and Sheriff’s Office. On Wednesday, FBI spokeswoman Sandra...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News