Durango Police Department

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 | UPDATED: 10 hours 41 minutes ago | 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

DPD looking for two drivers in hit-and-runs

Durango police are looking for drivers suspected in two late-night or early morning hit-and-run incidents. Sgt. Nick Stasi said a small, gray sedan was hit near the American Legion at East Second...

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

City hopes new tax will fund $19 million police station

The Durango police station was never designed for law enforcement. The East Second Avenue building, operated by Miller-Garmen Motors until 1961, was purchased by the city for $100,000 to house its...

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

Body found near Durango Dog Park

The Durango Police Department responded to a report of a body found Tuesday evening near the Durango Dog Park in west Durango. The body was found in a somewhat remote location; the La Plata County...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police search for stolen guitars

Police are looking for suspects after a Durango man reported that two guitars, valued collectively at more than $7,000, were stolen from his storage unit. A $3,700 Martin acoustic guitar with a...

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

Local law enforcement changes fingerprinting guidelines

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and Durango Police Department will no longer offer fingerprinting services for anything other than concealed weapons permits and court-ordered fingerprints. ...

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

Police search for man accused of holding wife, children at gunpoint

Authorities are searching for a Durango man who is accused of kidnapping and holding at gunpoint six people – five of whom are children – in a car during a police chase Friday. Durango Police Sgt....

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

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