Durango Police Department

Photo: Officer honored for saving baby

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

Durango sees budget shortfall on the horizon

Basic city services such as street maintenance, 911 communications and police operations may face a budget shortfall come 2020. Sales-tax collections and other revenue streams aren’t expected to...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police praised, told to smile more

One man said it’s good to see more police walking the streets of downtown Durango, but he’d like to see officers smile a little more. Another man said he hasn’t noticed any police downtown, but...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police searching for attempted murder suspect

Police are searching for a man suspected of attempted murder for trying to slash another man’s neck last weekend in downtown Durango. An arrest warrant has been issued for Sean Christopher...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department wants to hear from you

The Durango Police Department wants feedback from residents about how best to serve the community during the next three to five years related to crime prevention, community engagement, traffic...

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

Durango Police officer credited with saving baby’s life

A Durango police officer is credited with saving a baby’s life last weekend while responding to an unrelated call. On Sunday, Cpl. Juan Gallegos was dispatched to an in-town apartment complex,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Event raises awareness for opioid addiction and overdose

Deb Gibson lost her 21-year-old son, Shane, to an accidental opioid overdose four years ago. Since then, she has made it her mission to raise awareness about the opioid epidemic in America. Gibson...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than 300 pieces of jewelry stolen from Durango gallery

Police are asking for the public’s help locating more than 300 pieces of Native American jewelry stolen earlier this week from Toh-Atin Gallery near Ninth Street and Main Avenue in downtown...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police search for five suspects connected to armed robbery

Police are searching for five people suspected of robbing a man at gunpoint Monday night at a storage unit in Bodo Industrial Park in Durango. The robbery was reported about 7:55 p.m. at Bodo Park...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police investigating armed robbery

The Durango Police Department responded to an armed robbery Monday night at Bodo Park Mini Storage, 171 Sawyer Drive. Durango Police Cmdr. Rita Warfield said the robbery occurred about 7:55 p.m....

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Author writes history of Durango Police Department

Durango was born in the Wild West, and early visitors included the Texas Kid, Jesse James and Wyatt Earp. In 1881, these outlaws came to town to “get a bit of coin.” The Texas Kid threatened Robert...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

District Attorney Christian Champagne’s bike recovered

An alleged thief gambled and lost last week when he decided to steal a high-profile bike from a high-profile lawyer. Sixth Judicial District Attorney Christian Champagne returned home July 8 from...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News