Crime

Victim ID’d in Silverton stabbing; arrest made

San Juan County authorities on Friday identified the victim of a fatal stabbing as Silverton resident Jessica McFarland. She was 32. The early Friday morning killing is the first in nearly 30 years...

DATE: June 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vacation homes burglarized in Vallecito area

Burglars have targeted several vacation rentals and second homes in the Vallecito area. Because the homeowners are seasonal residents, the crimes have gone unreported for an undetermined amount of...

DATE: May 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Visiting Marine charged with felonies

All the loose dogs are accounted for, but damage estimated at more than $10,000 remains after a vandal’s spree early Saturday morning. Nearly a dozen dogs were set loose from a kennel, and the...

DATE: May 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

The good, bad, the strange

Durango may seem to be an innocent Western town with little strife, and visitors may come and go forever believing that, but this place can be deceiving. Where there is good, there is bad. In true...

DATE: April 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found in Durango

Police are investigating the death of a man found outside in the 400 block of 11th Street in Durango. Officers responding to a call about 8 a.m. Sunday, found the body of Durango resident Jeff...

DATE: April 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Search is on for criminals

Officers with Durango Police Department had a busy weekend with a beating, a stabbing and a gunshot victim. By Monday, they had determined that it was unlikely the stabbing and beating were...

DATE: April 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities look for three violent men

Two separate incidents left two men in the hospital after vicious attacks Friday and Saturday mornings. Both victims claim three men assaulted them, while authorities are trying to find out if the...

DATE: April 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man nabbed after Bodo shooting

Authorities have a man in custody in the La Plata County jail after he was arrested for shooting his girlfriend at a hotel in Bodo Industrial Park just before 7 p.m. Saturday. Durango Police...

DATE: April 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos man faces porn, pot charges

A 31-year-old Mancos man is in federal custody on child pornography and marijuana distribution charges. Federal officials announced Wednesday that Stephen Paul Redwood was indicted on the charges...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Libel convict to stay in jail

A former Durango man who wreaked havoc on the lives of his victims by spreading elaborate lies about their characters will remain in prison after a failed attempt to get released early because of...

DATE: April 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect is linked to city brush blaze

The Durango Police Department has arrested Carl Dominic Allen on suspicion of starting a wildland fire Monday northwest of Durango Tech Center. Allen, 28, was arrested for fourth-degree arson,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandals hit mailboxes near Bayfield

If you live northeast of Elmore’s Corner off county roads 223 and 228, it’s possible your mail was sprinkled with gunpowder residue. Early Monday morning, nearly 40 mailboxes in that area were...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News