Durango Police Department

Durango police consider downtown surveillance cameras

A camera posted at Ninth Street and Main Avenue for Snowdown was a “huge success” for law enforcement, according to the Durango Police Department, and now the agency is looking to a more robust and...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 hour 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle crash at train depot likely caused by road race

A man suspected of drunken driving crashed into the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot last weekend in Durango while racing another driver, according to police. The driver, Gabriel...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 hour 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

At least 23 car windows broken Friday night, Saturday morning in Durango

Durango police are looking for the culprit or culprits behind a spree of broken car windows across town on Friday night and Saturday morning. Cmdr. Rita Warfield said as of Sunday morning she knew...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donations roll in after break-in at Humane Society

Thousands of dollars in donations have come flooding in since news spread that someone broke into the La Plata County Humane Society earlier this week, causing an estimated $1,000 in damages and...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect breaks into Humane Society, causes $1,000 in damages and steals donations

The La Plata County Humane Society was broken into sometime Tuesday night, with an unknown suspect breaking the glass door of the animal shelter and stealing donation money. “We’re all shaken up...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington man in town for Snowdown found with drugs

The Durango Police Department seized $1,400 in cash, 5.1 grams of cocaine, 138 tabs of LSD and 4.45 grams of ketamine in a traffic stop Thursday night in north Durango, the agency said. The Police...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police log more than 240 calls over Snowdown weekend

Durango’s Snowdown is known for its good times, its economic jolt to local businesses and quirky events. But it also brings a wave of crime. The Durango Police Department responded to a total of...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police prepare for thousands at Snowdown Light Parade

Anything that could go wrong will go wrong, according to Murphy’s Law, and the Durango Police Department spent weeks preparing for the worst at the 42nd annual Snowdown Light Parade, said Chief Bob...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police seize drugs and cash during traffic stop

Durango police seized a “significant amount” of LSD, cocaine, ketamine and cash Thursday night after a traffic stop. The investigation started when a patrol sergeant stopped a man on suspicion of...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pay increase is one piece of hiring push for Durango Police Department

The Durango Police Department hopes higher pay will attract more officers to the department, but after a month into 2020 and an increased pay schedule for city employees, the agency has not yet...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for naked dip in Durango hot tub

An Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of public indecency after being found soaking in a Durango motel hot tub – and doing it naked. The Durango Police Department responded at 3:50 a.m....

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango organizations launch Snowdown child safety program

The Durango Business Improvement District, Durango Police Department and Visit Durango have teamed up to offer a child safety program during this year’s Snowdown celebration. The 42nd annual...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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