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Dylan Redwine’s statements reflect tension with father

Dylan Redwine and his father, Mark, had a tense relationship. It’s a primary reason why prosecutors charged the La Plata County man with second-degree murder of his son. But Mark Redwine downplayed...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors seek to admit Dylan Redwine’s statements at trial

Prosecutors say Mark Redwine killed his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in La Plata County about 6½ years ago. Now, they have provided the court with detailed information about the boy’s statements to...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murderer tries to fire public defenders before sentencing

A Durango man convicted of first-degree murder tried to fire his attorneys Thursday at the La Plata County Courthouse in a hearing to review a competency report requested by public defenders....

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman pleads guilty to shooting at man

A Durango woman pleaded guilty Thursday to firing a handgun with the purpose of evoking fear of serious injury to a man who had just fended off an attack from the woman’s acquaintance. Prosecutors...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Middle School students seek justice in mock trials

Fourteen-year-old Amiah Hanson thinks she might want to be an attorney when she grows up. The Mountain Middle School eighth grader was in luck when her humanities class started talking about doing...

DATE: April 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sexual assault trial scheduled for next month

A Durango man accused of sexually assaulting a Fort Lewis College student almost two years ago is scheduled to stand trial in May. Devin “Ducky” Bond, 22, appeared Friday in the La Plata County...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan Redwine homicide trial rescheduled for mid-September

Mark Redwine, the Vallecito father accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, is scheduled to stand trial in September, a three-month delay from previous plans at the request of...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Test case of barking dog ordinance dismissed

A test case of La Plata County’s new barking dog ordinance resulted in charges being dropped after a county court judge found insufficient evidence to support the charges. La Plata County enacted...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

ICE targets immigrants at La Plata County Courthouse

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is using the La Plata County Courthouse in Durango as a staging ground to arrest people suspected of being in the country illegally, a practice some in the...

DATE: March 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets prison time for leading police on chase

A New Mexico man who led law enforcement on a chase through central La Plata County in a stolen vehicle from the Navajo Nation was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison. Michael Ahkee, 21,...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charges dropped, changed in sexual assault case against Devin Bond

Charges against a La Plata County man accused of sexually assaulting a Fort Lewis College student have been dropped and amended ahead of his pending trial, attorneys say. Devin “Ducky” Bond has...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday. After a 2½-day trial, a jury of six people acquitted Bridget Craig on two counts of child...

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

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