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Aztec man who followed women in Bayfield, Durango is sentenced

An Aztec man who pleaded guilty to harassment for allegedly following several women in Durango and Bayfield was sentenced Friday to one year supervised probation. Eli Garcia, who was 24 at the time...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man who assaulted sheriff’s deputy north of Durango sentenced

A La Plata County man convicted on four criminal charges related to a fight he had with law enforcement last year at the Glacier Club was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. William Cline IV,...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango student may face renewed charges for alleged shooting threats

A La Plata County juvenile who was arrested on suspicion of making school shooting threats in April 2017 may have his charges refiled after the case, previously dismissed, was reinstated by the...

DATE: May 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial for Mark Redwine, accused of killing son, Dylan, postponed as pandemic spreads

The trial of Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, has been reset to begin May 26 as the COVID-19 pandemic surges through Colorado and the rest of...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Jail shrinks population to reduce risk of COVID-19 outbreak

La Plata County Jail is crowded, just the kind of environment public health officials and governments have been warning against for almost a week in an effort to prevent the spread of the...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County court judge resigns

La Plata County Judge Dondi Osborne has resigned from her position effective July 6, according to a news release issued Tuesday by the Colorado Judicial Department. Former Gov. John Hickenlooper...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for naked dip in Durango hot tub

An Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of public indecency after being found soaking in a Durango motel hot tub – and doing it naked. The Durango Police Department responded at 3:50 a.m....

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mock trial offers students real-world experience

Alexa Vaughan and Audrey McManus walked into the La Plata County Combined Courthouse on Tuesday evening sure they had a solid case. The Mountain Middle School eighth graders spent weeks preparing...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man flees deputies at La Plata County Courthouse

A 32-year-old man wanted for allegedly violating a protection order led police on a chase Monday afternoon, but it wasn’t long before he was caught by authorities. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistrial declared in child sex assault case

A mistrial was declared Thursday in the trial of a Pagosa Springs man suspected of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl last year in Bayfield. The trial for Rodney Keller, 53, began last week. ...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man caught keying neighbor’s car pays nearly $1,000

A La Plata County man pleaded guilty to criminal mischief charges for keying a neighbor’s car after a vote didn’t go his way at a county planning meeting in August, agreeing to pay nearly $1,000 in...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Professor suspected of City Market arson banned from store, campus

A Fort Lewis College assistant professor suspected of arson will not be allowed to return to the scene of the alleged crime at south City Market nor his place of employment at Fort Lewis College...

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

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