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Durango police identify officer involved in shooting death

The Durango Police Department released additional details Friday about an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this week, including the name of the officer who killed a burglary suspect....

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs man shot by Durango police had criminal history

A 34-year-old Pagosa Springs man who died in an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday in Durango had an extensive criminal history and was recently released from prison early because of...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 17 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police identify man killed in early morning gunfight

Authorities have identified a 34-year-old Pagosa Springs man as the suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday in Durango. According to the Durango Police Department, officers...

DATE: July 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

$5,000 statue stolen from crepe stand in downtown Durango

A statue valued at about $5,000 was stolen from outside Michel’s Corner Crepes in downtown Durango, the shop’s owner said. Michel Poumay, owner of the crepe shop on the corner of College Drive and...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest 26-year-old man in connection with Durango crime spree

A 26-year-old man from Gallup, New Mexico, has been arrested in connection with a crime spree this week in Durango, and additional suspects are likely to be arrested in the coming days, according...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police detain group in Gallup suspected of Durango crime spree

Multiple people were being questioned Wednesday in connection with an overnight crime spree in which at least 10 Durango-area residents were targeted for theft. Stolen items included tools,...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead in Animas River identified

A man found dead in the Animas River on Tuesday has been identified as a 31-year-old La Plata County resident. La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith said Michael Flanagan was found dead around 4:30...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclist suffers head injuries

A 59-year-old man who suffered multiple head injuries in a motorcycle crash in Durango remained in critical condition Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lakewood. Brett Perrin of Durango was...

DATE: June 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Autopsy doesn’t find cause of death for man found dead along Animas River

An autopsy Tuesday failed to explain why a 33-year-old man was found dead last week along the banks of the Animas River, La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith said. “We didn’t find anything,” she...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield mourns passing of Jim Harrington, former town marshal

Jim Harrington, who died June 6, was a tall man – both literally and as a figure in the law enforcement community, town of Bayfield and La Plata County. “It seemed like at least a good head above...

DATE: June 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

33-year-old man found dead along banks of Animas River

A 33-year-old man living homeless in Durango was found dead along the banks of the Animas River early Thursday, La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith said. Around midnight, a report came into...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man died of drowning while rafting the Animas River, autopsy confirms

A 61-year-old man who died while rafting on the Animas River last weekend died as a result of drowning, the La Plata County coroner determined after an autopsy Wednesday morning. Patrick Southworth...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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