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Trial starts for Durango man accused of assaulting deputy, making racist remarks

A Durango man’s trial starts this week after he was accused of attacking deputies and making racists comments to an African American deputy during an investigation of burglary in February at the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez reaches settlement in French case

The city of Cortez has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a family who sued the city and several police officers over the arrest of Shane French at his home in 2014. The cash...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer accused of domestic violence appears in court

Issues over money and an alleged extramarital affair led to an altercation that resulted in a Durango Police Department officer’s arrest earlier this week on suspicion of domestic violence,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

A Durango Police Department officer was arrested Tuesday morning in the Denver area on suspicion of domestic violence, according to a news release from the city of Durango. Law enforcement booked...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County and Farmington participate in federal arrest operation

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department and the Farmington Police Department partnered in a multi-agency and federal operation to arrest 327 fugitives throughout northern and central...

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

Farmington police searching for suspect in kidnapping, sexual assault

FARMINGTON – Farmington police are searching for a suspect in a kidnapping and sexual assault case, the department announced Tuesday afternoon. A warrant has been issued for Waylon Johnson, 44, of...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Graffiti incidents on the rise in Durango

Graffiti on property around Durango is “a lot more prevalent right now,” according to the police department – and the task and cost to remove or cover tags within 10 days, as city code requires,...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School resource officer resigns after tussle with 11-year-old girl

A school resource officer with the Farmington Police Department resigned after using force on an 11-year-old girl at Mesa View Middle School, the department announced Sunday evening. The incident...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (N.M.) Sheriff’s Office is filming with ‘Live PD’

AZTEC – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office will be one of the rotating law enforcement departments featured in A&E Network’s newest reality show, “Live PD: Wanted ,” the department announced...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington police officer shoots, kills armed man

FARMINGTON – Farmington and New Mexico police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday night. Police received a report of a domestic fight around 6 p.m. involving a man...

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

Farmington police recover body in Animas River

FARMINGTON – Police detectives are investigating the death of a Farmington man after his body was recovered from the Animas River. Officers were called to the 800 block of Broadway Boulevard after...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

No charges filed in Durango man’s death

Authorities will not pursue charges in the death of a 30-year-old Durango man who was shot and killed in August near the Colorado-New Mexico state line. “Upon reviewing the investigation and...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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