Crime

Robbery turned shooting leaves one dead, shooter on the loose

A robbery turned shooting Sunday night in Pagosa Springs has left one dead, with the suspect reportedly on the loose. Archuleta County Coroner Dan Keuning said Larry Fisher, 71, of Pagosa Springs...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man sentenced to community corrections in robbery, police pursuit

A La Plata County man was sentenced Friday to three years in community corrections after leading police on a multi-hour pursuit north of Bayfield. Michael Fisher Wilson was charged with aggravated...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona man sentenced to prison for robbing Durango marijuana dispensary

An Arizona man who robbed a Durango marijuana dispensary with an AR-15 rifle in April was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Alexander Johnson pleaded guilty to the armed robbery at The...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man arrested on suspicion of assaulting police officer

A 33-year-old Durango man who assaulted a police officer early Monday and fled the scene has been apprehended and arrested, according to the Durango Police Department. Durango Police Cmdr. Ray...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio shooting suspect killed in standoff with Farmington police

A 25-year-old Bayfield man suspected of being involved in a shooting last month in Ignacio was killed early Tuesday in a standoff with Farmington police after he charged SWAT officers with a...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police investigating Sunday burglary at Mutu’s Italian Kitchen

The Durango Police Department is investigating a burglary at Mutu’s Italian Kitchen. Detective Bryan Heaton said a man broke into the restaurant on the corner of Seventh Street and East Second...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify suspect in Ignacio shooting

A 25-year-old Bayfield man who is the prime suspect in a shooting that occurred last weekend in Ignacio remained on the loose Tuesday and is considered “armed and dangerous,” according to the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crestview residents discuss car break-ins, homelessness

A community meeting to discuss a rash of car break-ins in Crestview evolved into a sometimes emotional discussion of problems related to homelessness in Durango and a rise in petty crime. Donna...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former cook gets 7 years for putting lye in Yum Yum Sauce

LAKELAND, Fla. – A disgruntled Florida restaurant worker has been sentenced to seven years in prison for putting deadly plumber’s lye into the Yum Yum sauce. The owner of a Hibachi Express...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Embezzlement, money laundering case rocks tiny Towaoc

Eight people have pleaded guilty to embezzling and money laundering of government money from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Estimates of the amount stolen has...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Affidavit provides details in shooting death of Ignacio man

An arrest affidavit provides details about an alleged slaying that took place on Haycamp Mesa east of Dolores in early January. Kevin Wade Folsom, 39, was arrested on Jan. 3 and later charged with...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police to hold meeting about rash of car break-ins in Crestview

Police are working with Crestview residents to form a neighborhood watch in response to about a dozen vehicle burglaries reported last month in west Durango. The Durango Police Department is also...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News