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Durango police need help solving 2018 murder

Local law enforcement still does not know who may have killed Dylan Douglas, a Durango man living homeless and believed murdered almost two years ago – and now a local nonprofit is raising money...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Body found in Arizona confirmed as missing Farmington woman

FARMINGTON – The body of a woman discovered last week in Arizona has been identified as a Farmington woman who had been missing for more than a month, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office in...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Durango man arrested for allegedly killing his brother

A Durango man who was taken into custody in connection with an armed robbery and assault near the End-O-Day Motel has been arrested on separate charges in Grand Junction, with authorities there...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for attempted murder

One man was arrested around 6 p.m. Saturday night on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder, but few details were released by the Durango Police Department, which has an active investigation...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man who murdered LGBTQ teen in Cortez is released from prison

A Farmington man who admitted in the early 2000s to beating and killing Fred “F.C.” Martinez Jr., what some have considered a hate crime against the LGBTQ community, has been released from prison...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Victim identified, murder suspect arrested in Archuleta County death

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified a woman who was killed earlier this week and arrested a man suspected of killing her. The death was reported about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday in...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office investigating woman’s death

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a woman’s death as a possible homicide. The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased woman about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday at a home in the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man who murdered wife is sentenced to life in prison

A Durango man who strangled his wife was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility for parole after being convicted of first-degree murder. Silvino Martinez-Perez appeared Tuesday...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged with attempted murder denied bond reduction again

The third time in court wasn’t a charm for Anthony Pappas, a Durango native whose $100,000 bond on an attempted-murder charge was again upheld by a judge. District Court Judge Todd Norvell on...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge limits evidence in Ignacio murder retrial

A Colorado senior judge this week limited the evidence allowed at the retrial of a Farmington man charged with murder, undercutting prosecutors’ case alleging he killed an Ignacio drug dealer in...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge refuses to toss Ignacio murder case

A Colorado senior judge overseeing a La Plata County homicide retrial denied a motion this week to dismiss the case based on what defense lawyers called “outrageous governmental conduct,” court...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged with first-degree murder in connection with Ignacio shooting

Prosecutors charged a Cortez man this week with first-degree murder, accusing him of premeditated murder in the shooting death of his Ignacio drug dealer. Robert Dean Rose, 50, also known as Dean...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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