La Plata County Sheriff

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office tightens belt during lean times

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, like many other county departments, operates year-to-year on a declining budget. But innovative funding and careful cuts have kept the Sheriff’s Office under...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County residents targeted by phone scam

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and its constituents are once again the target of a scamming ploy to get people to give up their “hard earned money,” officials say. Deputy Adrian O’Haver said...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local law enforcement changes fingerprinting guidelines

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and Durango Police Department will no longer offer fingerprinting services for anything other than concealed weapons permits and court-ordered fingerprints. ...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s candidates spar about turnover, morale, homelessness

Two challengers seeking to be the next La Plata County sheriff criticized turnover, low morale and the treatment of homelessness during the past four years. Candidates for three contested races in...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Homeless camping a defining issue in sheriff’s election

One of the most visible and complex challenges facing the three candidates for La Plata County sheriff is how to manage increasing issues surrounding homelessness. Challengers Charles Hamby, a...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office warns of IRS phone scam

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam circulating in the region in which the caller poses as the IRS, according to a news release issued Wednesday. A message...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office will hold, transport juveniles

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office will be responsible for transporting juvenile suspects to a detention center in Grand Junction and holding them for short periods after the state abruptly closed...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carjacking suspect identified

A man who was arrested in the Gem Village area Tuesday on suspicion of a carjacking in New Mexico was identified Wednesday. David Garcia, 36, is being held at La Plata County jail and he is being...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Law enforcement catches fugitive in Gem Village area

Residents in the Gem Village area and west along the U.S. Highway 160 corridor received a reverse-911 call Tuesday warning them of a fugitive on the loose. The message sent at 2:58 p.m. told...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crime fighting: There’s an app for that

Earlier this summer, a vehicle was found abandoned in La Plata County. Local law enforcement responded and had reason to believe the owner of the vehicle, a man from South Carolina, was suicidal...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s candidates discuss budget, turnover and homelessness challenges

With this November’s election closing in, three candidates for La Plata County Sheriff are defining themselves on major issues facing the county, including homelessness, budget declines and high...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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