Law enforcement

High-speed car chase ends in New Mexico

A high-speed car chase that started Friday in southern La Plata County ended in San Juan County, New Mexico, said Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll. The incident started about 11:30 a.m....

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The One Hundred Club honors first responders

In a year that included a 54,129-acre fire and subsequent floods and mudslides, firefighters, first responders and law enforcement officers said they were particularly touched by community support...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town marshal resigns, purchases Mesa Verde Motorsports

Jason Spruell has retired from his position as the Mancos town marshal, effective last week. He recently purchased Mesa Verde Motorsports, a business that his grandparents started under the name...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. company launches new recruiting tools for law enforcement

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico advertising agency is marketing new social media-based recruiting tools in hopes of helping law enforcement agencies nationwide expand their ranks. The Albuquerque...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional 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

What’s next for youth detention center in Durango?

The future of the Robert E. DeNier Youth Services Center is uncertain after the state abruptly shut down the program Thursday afternoon. The Colorado Department of Human Services, which owns the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officers to wear body cameras in 2019

After many years of discussion, patrol officers with the Durango Police Department will begin wearing body cameras at the start of 2019. The department recently ordered 48 body cameras from Axon,...

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

Deputy’s horse injures child at Escalante Days

Three injuries were reported at this year’s Escalante Days, including one involving a horse with the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol. About 11:30 a.m., a 4-year-old child was kicked by...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rural seat belt crackdown starts

A seven-day high-visibility statewide crackdown on people who are not using their seat belts will begin Monday. The “Click It or Ticket” special enforcement effort will target areas of rural...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman faces 18 charges in Cortez horse neglect case

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against Daisy Stenzel for allegedly neglecting 18 horses on County Road N, prompting a seizure by the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office in April. This week,...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio shooting suspect in custody

A suspect is in custody in connection with an alleged shooting Wednesday in Ignacio, said Town Manager Mark Garcia. Garcia said the shooting near downtown prompted an immediate and heavy police...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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