Homicide

Jurors hear 911 tape in trial for man suspected of killing his wife

The trial for Silvino Martinez-Perez, who is suspected of killing his wife in April 2017, will likely come down to the definition of first-degree murder. Fifteen jury members heard arguments from...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Opening statements made in drug deal murder trial

The prosecution and defense told vastly different stories Wednesday during opening statements in the case of Michael Jones, who is suspected of murder after a drug deal gone bad in May 2017. The...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 hours 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury selection underway for two murder trials in Durango

Two murder trials that began Monday spent the first two days selecting jurors. Jury summons were sent to 300 people in each case, and coincidentally, 113 people showed up for both cases at the La...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge finds Damron competent to stand trial for mother’s murder

Montezuma County District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Wednesday ruled that Jeremiah Paul Damron was competent to stand trial for the murder of his mother, whose body was found beaten and burned in...

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

Durango man’s death ruled a homicide

The death of a 51-year-old Durango man in April has been ruled a homicide. Michael Bourriague was found dead at his home April 13 on Plymouth Drive, off Florida Road near Riverview Elementary...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors hint at motive in Mark Redwine homicide case

Prosecutors believe they have a motive in the murder case against Mark Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in November 2012. According to court documents, the prosecution...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine pleads not guilty

Mark Redwine, the La Plata County man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan Redwine, pleaded not guilty Friday in 6th Judicial District Court. A four-week jury trial is set to begin Nov....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department investigating homicide

The Durango Police Department is investigating a homicide on Plymouth Drive, according to a city news release. A 51-year-old man was found dead in his home April 13, the release said. A medical...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine arraignment set for June 29

Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man accused of killing his son, made a brief court appearance Friday morning for a status conference. He is suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan Redwine, in...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial postponed for Durango man accused of killing wife

A trial for a Durango man charged with killing his wife last year in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park has been reset for August. Silvino Martinez-Perez had been scheduled for trial Monday. The...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office investigating murder-suicide

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder-suicide in the Pagosa Lakes subdivision, about six miles north U.S. Highway 160 as it runs through Pagosa Springs. The Sheriff’s...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Robbery turned shooting leaves one dead, shooter on the loose

A robbery turned shooting Sunday night in Pagosa Springs has left one dead, with the suspect reportedly on the loose. Archuleta County Coroner Dan Keuning said Larry Fisher, 71, of Pagosa Springs...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News