Crime

Man arrested in connection with false report in South Durango

Durango Police Department officers arrested a man and transported him to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Wednesday after a false report of a home invasion by an armed man in South Durango. Patrol...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

One person in serious condition after shooting near Ignacio

Two victims involved in a shooting Thursday night near Ignacio were recovering from their injuries Friday, according to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, which is investigating the case. The tribe...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man pleads guilty to vandalizing northern Colorado mosque

FORT COLLINS – A former Army medic has acknowledged breaking windows and throwing a Bible into a Colorado mosque. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports 36-year-old Joseph Giaquinto pleaded guilty...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Farmington man sentenced to life in prison for killing former Durango woman

A Farmington man who was convicted of killing a longtime Durango resident has been sentenced to life in prison, without the possibility of parole. Earlier this month, a jury found Rick Stallings,...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carjacking suspect charged with multiple felonies

A Durango man accused of an armed carjacking last month at Fort Lewis College was charged Thursday in District Court with multiple felonies. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, is accused of second-degree...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance for status conference

The defense team for Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his son, asked the court for more time to examine thousands of pages of police reports and other documents in the case that garnered...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man suspected of creating explosive devices set for trial

District Judge William Herringer heard testimony and arguments Wednesday in a case involving a La Plata County man suspected of creating improvised explosive devices in his home earlier this year....

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in upskirt video pleads not guilty

An Ignacio school janitor suspected of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart earlier this year in Durango pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of invasion of privacy for sexual...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 small fires started Friday along Goeglein Gulch Road in Durango

A juvenile was arrested Friday on suspicion of starting four small wildfires along a powerline that runs next to Goeglein Gulch Road. Durango Police Chief Kamran Afzal said a city employee in the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Details emerge in alleged carjacking, kidnapping case at Fort Lewis College

A Durango man accused of armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College is being held on $50,000 bail at the La Plata County Jail. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, made his first appearance Monday in 6th Judicial...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seizure of 115 animals has cost Humane Society tens of thousands of dollars

The La Plata County Humane Society has already incurred at least $67,200 in costs associated with caring for about 115 animals that were seized last month as part of a massive animal-cruelty case,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nine-time felon sentenced to 24 years in prison

A Durango man found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal trespass and attempt to commit aggravated motor vehicle theft was sentenced Friday in District Court to 24 years in prison. Louie...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News