Durango Police Department

Man found dead in apartment on East Second Avenue

A 49-year-old man was found dead Friday afternoon in an apartment on the 500 block of East Second Avenue. La Plata County coroner Jann Smith identified the man as Daniel McCullough. She said an...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman found dead Saturday identified as 40-year-old Forest Lakes resident

A woman found dead Saturday along Florida Road has been identified as a 40-year-old Forest Lakes resident, but authorities are at a loss about the circumstances of her death. Around 7:15 a.m....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman’s body found Saturday morning along Florida Road

A 40-year-old woman was found dead Saturday morning in the 1500 block of Florida Road (County Road 240). Cmdr. Jacob Dunlop with the Durango Police Department said officers responded about 7:15...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man suspected of making threats to Durango police identified

A man with an outstanding arrest warrant out of New Mexico who allegedly made threats to police Saturday afternoon has been identified as 41-year-old Mark Lindsay. Cmdr. Jacob Dunlop with the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Charges dropped against Durango man suspected of double stabbing at homeless camp

Prosecutors dropped charges against a Durango man suspected of stabbing two men at a homeless camp west of city limits in August after repeated attempts to reach the victims were unsuccessful....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police and fire integrate services with community

Police departments across Colorado and nationwide are working more closely with residents on crime prevention and reporting, and more officers are wearing body cameras in an effort to build public...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested in connection with false report in South Durango

Durango Police Department officers arrested a man and transported him to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Wednesday after a false report of a home invasion by an armed man in South Durango. Patrol...

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

Durango police create ‘Family Feud’ parody to catch fugitives

In a new twist on the popular game show “Family Feud,” community members can have fun while helping the Durango Police Department locate wanted fugitives. On DPD’s Facebook page, people can play...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department sets sights on body cameras

Following multiple roadblocks and delays, officers with the Durango Police Department could be equipped with body cameras by summer 2018. Up until recently, the daunting task of managing the data...

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

Southwest Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduates new law enforcement officers

A new wave of law enforcement officers will be patrolling Southwest Colorado’s streets following Saturday’s Southwest Regional Law Enforcement Academy commencement ceremony. Twelve cadets stood...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Chief Kamran Afzal brings focus on community

Durango Police Department Chief Kamran Afzal comes from a family of law enforcement officials, dating back to the early 1900s when his grandfather worked as a police officer in British India. His...

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

Details emerge in alleged carjacking, kidnapping case at Fort Lewis College

A Durango man accused of armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College is being held on $50,000 bail at the La Plata County Jail. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, made his first appearance Monday in 6th Judicial...

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