Wanted Durango man crashes into house, takes off on foot

Law enforcement are on the lookout after a suspect in a police chase crashed a vehicle into a house Monday morning near Eight Street and East Eight Avenue, and then took off on foot. La Plata...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | UPDATED: 13 hours 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Five weeks and still no information about Durango man killed by Southern Ute tribal ranger

Five weeks after a 53-year-old Durango man was fatally shot by a Southern Ute Indian tribal ranger, family members of George Sands said they still have not received any information about his death....

DATE: Dec. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is Durango Police Department’s mission aligned with community values?

The Durango Police Department is taking steps to gather community input in an effort to align its mission with the city’s values. The department has been ramping up efforts to address community...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former deputy with Bayfield Marshal’s Office decertified for dishonesty

A former deputy with the Bayfield Marshal’s Office had his police certification revoked last week for misconduct during an internal administrative process earlier this year. The Colorado Peace...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Armed suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Farmington

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department and the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a shooting Monday on West Murray Drive, which resulted in the death of the armed suspect. ...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Snowy weather leads to multiple accidents

Law enforcement urges caution on slick roads during a flood of accident and road closure reports Saturday. About eight vehicles piled up Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 160 at County Road 222....

DATE: Dec. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board revokes former Durango Police Department officer’s certification

A former Durango Police Department officer who was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence had his certification revoked Friday, essentially ensuring he will no longer be able to work as a peace...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family of man shot south of Durango left in the dark

The family of George Sands say they have been kept in the dark since the 53-year-old Durango man was fatally shot by a Southern Ute Indian tribal ranger more than two weeks ago. In fact, family...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango vows to crack down on public health order violations

The city of Durango announced Friday it plans to crack down on pandemic-related public health violations at restaurants as tensions rise in the business community. Some restaurant owners announced...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado police fatally shot unarmed man, attorney says

DENVER — A man killed by Colorado police was unarmed when he was shot inside a pickup truck, an attorney representing his family said. John Pacheaco Jr., 36, was shot dead by Glendale Police...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Body cam shows Durango police officer return fire, killing suspect

Durango Police Department Officer Padriac Ingle was on the graveyard shift July 1 when dispatchers notified him of a burglar alarm that had been set off at O’Reilly Auto Parts. Minutes later, the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mexican national arrested in Durango sentenced to probation

A Mexican citizen who was detained in Durango by Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this year received 12 months’ probation after pleading guilty to a criminal mischief charge that...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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