Crime

Bayfield man who burglarized pawn shop sentenced to 90 days in jail

A Bayfield man found guilty of burglarizing Pine River Pawn earlier this year in Bayfield was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation. John Joseph Mulloy Jr., 34, was also...

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

Police arrest carjacking suspect in downtown Durango

A Durango man accused of an armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College was arrested Thursday in downtown Durango. Durango police located and arrested Roger Chase Brassard, 25, of Durango near 11th...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man suspected of attempted robbery charged in District Court

A La Plata County man arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery who led police on a multi-hour pursuit north of Bayfield was charged Wednesday with multiple felonies. Michael Fisher Wilson, 20,...

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

Arizona man pleads guilty to biting firefighter near Hesperus

An Arizona man was sentenced to 18 months probation Wednesday as part of a plea agreement for biting a firefighter who tried to help him after a rollover crash south of Hesperus. Joe Benally, 20,...

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

Details emerge in armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College

More details emerged Wednesday about an armed carjacking reported earlier this week at Fort Lewis College, but according to law enforcement, the suspect remains at large. “Fort Lewis and Durango...

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

Police say man taken by gunpoint at Fort Lewis College

A man is suspected of taking another man by gunpoint Monday night at Fort Lewis College, according to the Fort Lewis College Police Department. The suspect remained at large as of Tuesday....

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Swastika incident highlights importance of reporting crimes early

Durango’s police chief said it wasn’t until a third incident of someone putting a swastika on a door of a Jewish family living in Three Springs that an investigation began – a delay that upset...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man robs Conoco gas station in Durango

Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing Conoco early Wednesday in Durango. The robbery occurred about 1:10 a.m. at 901 Camino del Rio, said Cmdr. Rita Warfield, with the Durango Police...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County officials seize about 110 animals for alleged cruelty

About 110 animals were seized from a resident’s private property Wednesday in southwestern La Plata County. The animals were taken as part of a lengthy investigation into allegations of animal...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Swastikas appear in Durango’s Three Springs subdivision

Police are investigating what appears to be a hate crime in the Three Springs subdivision and elsewhere in Durango, where several swastikas have appeared. A large swastika was drawn on a garage...

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

Annabella Sciorra alleges she was raped by Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK – Annabella Sciorra is alleging she was raped by Harvey Weinstein after he barged his way into her apartment in the 1990s. Daryl Hannah is also speaking out, saying the movie mogul once...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Naked man suspected of assault, burglary north of Durango

A naked man is suspected of breaking into a woman’s house, assaulting her and running from law enforcement Thursday in the Hermosa area, north of Durango. Vicente Lucero, 26, was arrested and taken...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News