La Plata County Sheriff’s Office

Items of interest found in Dylan Redwine search

A five-day search for evidence connected with the death of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine uncovered items of interest, but, as expected, details about them are scant. The items were found within a...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

67-year-old inmate found dead in La Plata County Jail

The Durango Police Department is investigating the death of an inmate Sunday in the La Plata County Jail. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Dan Bender said the inmate, a 67-year-old white...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

From a distance, local police grapple with shootings

Former Colorado State Patrol Trooper Todd Martin, who has been in two gunfights with criminal suspects in Southwest Colorado, had trouble sleeping Thursday night after an ambush of Dallas police...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ongoing search aimed at ‘finding justice for Dylan’

MIDDLE MOUNTAIN – Investigators on Thursday combed the rugged wilderness above Vallecito Reservoir in search of more evidence in the death of Dylan Redwine, a 13-year-old boy who went missing in...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New search of Middle Mountain set in Dylan Redwine case

A new search for evidence in the death of Dylan Redwine, the 13-year-old boy who went missing in November 2012 north of Vallecito Reservoir, is planned next week for a section of Middle Mountain. ...

DATE: July 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power line fire doused along on La Posta Road

Firefighters responded Thursday afternoon to the 3000 block of La Posta Road (County Road 213) where a fire was smoldering near a house and shed. The fire, reported about 4:45 p.m., appears to have...

DATE: June 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Ignacio

A man was found dead on the porch of his Ignacio home on Friday, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Steve Reiter said the cause of death is...

DATE: June 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office gets new boat, organizes dive team

In November 2012, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office led a search of Vallecito Reservoir for missing teenager Dylan Redwine. But it needed the help of a dive team and turned to the New Mexico...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rockslide blocking northbound lane at Bondad Hill

A rockslide blocking a northbound lane on U.S. Highway 550 at Bondad Hill was not expected to be cleared and cleaned up until Thursday, so traffic was expected to be constrained to one lane in each...

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three suspected in marijuana robbery arrested

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of stealing a large amount of marijuana from a house south of Durango. The suspects allegedly entered a home on the southern end of La Posta Road...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office gets new boat, organizes dive team

In November 2012, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office led a search of Vallecito Reservoir for missing teenager Dylan Redwine. But it needed the help of a dive team and turned to the New Mexico...

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial walk honors law officers who fell in the line of duty

Eight cannon shots pierced the evening air Tuesday above Durango, each one in honor of an area law enforcement officer who lost his life in the line of duty. Residents and service members from...

DATE: May 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News