Durango Police Department

Moe’s Starlight Lounge busted for serving minors

The state has suspended Moe’s Starlight Lounge’s liquor license after employees were caught serving alcohol to a minor on three separate occasions, according to the Department of Revenue. A state...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Homelessness report casts critical light on Durango

The American Civil Liberties Union and National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty blasted the city of Durango in a report released last week that found the city has attempted to enforce its...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango names interim police chief

The city of Durango named Cmdr. Bob Brammer as its interim police chief Thursday. “Cmdr. Brammer has served with distinction as a commander and sergeant with the Durango Police Department,” said...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

West-side residents watched homeless drama play out on their street

Residents on the west side of Durango have reported numerous instances of suspicious behavior, disturbances and trespassing to police as the number of intoxicated people traveling to homeless camps...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police chief accepts new job in Virginia

Durango Police Chief Kamran Afzal has accepted a job in Hopewell, Virginia, marking the end of his short tenure with the Durango Police Department. Afzal, from Pakistan by way of Springfield,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police looking for ‘lost and cold’ hunter

Durango Police are looking for a man who illegally entered an office trailer at Lake Nighthorse and left a note saying he was “lost and cold.” The man was caught on surveillance camera about 6 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man attempts to rob Subway in Durango; remains on the loose

A man suspected of attempting to rob a Subway sandwich shop Wednesday evening on north Main Avenue – an incident that sparked an hourslong search in north Durango – remained on the loose Thursday. ...

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

Cyclists throw caution to the wind at huffy-toss

A recent Police Blotter item in The Durango Herald reported that on Halloween afternoon at 3:52 p.m., “50 to 60 people were intoxicated and throwing bikes in the 900 block of Leyden Street at the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Action Line

Durango police chief sets sights on new job

Durango Police Chief Kamran Afzal, who started on the job 1½ years ago, is a finalist for the police chief position in Syracuse, New York. Afzal is one of three finalists for the job, according to...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found near Durango Dog Park

Police are working to identify the body of an elderly man found under a bridge near the Durango Dog Park on Thursday morning. A man and a woman walking under a pedestrian bridge over Lightner Creek...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman found dead in Iris Park is identified

A woman who died Sunday in Iris Park under suspicious circumstances has been identified as Nicole Paula Wagner, 25, of Durango. Wagner had been in Iris Park with her boyfriend around 10:25 a.m....

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

Woman dies in Iris Park

A 25-year-old woman died in Iris Park in the late morning Sunday, and an investigation into the cause of death is underway, said Sgt. Nick Stasi of the Durango Police Department. Stasi said a call...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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