Law enforcement

Mancos OKs flat fee on marijuana

Mancos trustees unanimously approved a ballot measure Wednesday that would allow them to place a flat fee of up to $10 on marijuana. If the ballot measure is passed in April, the fee could take...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff: Child porn, pot seized in raid

Law enforcement officials from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Cortez Police Department, Homeland Security and the U.S. Marshall’s Office seized marijuana and child pornography in a raid last...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

New probe begins into raided pot shops

DENVER (AP) – One of the medical marijuana dispensaries raided by federal agents last month reopened Wednesday, just as state and city of Denver officials begin a combined investigation into the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State Patrol recognized for terrorism training

WASHINGTON – The Colorado Department of Public Safety has earned the Homeland Security award given by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The award was given Sunday for a program...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman charges former deputy with sexual assault

A former Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office deputy is under investigation for alleged sexual abuse that occurred during a traffic stop last November. Montezuma County court records show former...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police department frets unruly undead

Police said they plan to prevent an unauthorized “zombie march” from occurring tonight on Main Avenue. But they acknowledged if a critical mass of zombies and ghouls show up, they may have no...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa standoff ends with arrest

Police ended a 26-hour standoff Wednesday in Pagosa Springs by forcibly entering a man’s minivan and taking him into custody. It was a relatively peaceful ending to a standoff that closed schools...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man pleads guilty in mobile home shooting

A La Plata County man who fired several rifle shots into a family’s home last summer pleaded guilty Thursday to illegal discharge of a firearm.Sam L. Wayson, 26, is facing one to six years in...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

He’s the bomb

FARMINGTON – Meet Woody.He’s 6 years old, weighs 350 pounds and fights crime.He’s called upon in the most dangerous of situations: violent standoffs, hazardous-materials spills and to examine...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Garcia death probe ongoing investigation could take months

It could take several weeks, if not months, before authorities reach a conclusion about the shooting death of Durango man Ted Garcia, an investigator said Wednesday.“We are still working our way...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Anti-abortion advocates protest local OB/GYN’s ties to Mercy

Anti-abortion protesters were about 60 strong outside Mercy Regional Medical Center on Thursday to protest the hospital’s affiliation with local obstetrician-gynecologist Richard Grossman....

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek village redefines project

Developers of the Village at Wolf Creek have modified plans for a proposed land swap near the top of Wolf Creek Pass, where a resort town with ski-in and ski-out access is envisioned.The amended...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News