Woman arrested on suspicion of homicide west of Mancos

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman suspected in an alleged homicide west of Mancos two weeks ago. On July 4, a 60-year-old Arizona man was found dead at 7850 Road 37 west of...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 7 hours 22 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

High drivers aren’t under the radar in La Plata County

A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found a majority of Americans think it’s “unlikely a driver will get caught by police for driving while high on marijuana,” among other...

DATE: June 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mounted Patrol celebrates 2- year anniversary

This year, the Mounted Patrol unit for the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is celebrating its two-year anniversary. The Mounted Patrol was founded both as a way to promote a positive image of...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rifle-proof vests gifted to Durango Police Department

Durango Police Department received a gift this week it hopes to never use. Shield 616 , a nonprofit organization based in Colorado Springs that provides all-day rifle protection for first...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities investigate shooting involving Farmington police

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Farmington that has sent a suspect to the hospital. Farmington police...

DATE: May 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Death of man found off Smelter Mountain ruled accidental

The death of a Durango man who was found dead last month on Smelter Mountain has been ruled an accident, according to a final autopsy report. David Mondragon, 31, was found dead April 26 after it...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fallen law enforcement honored in Durango

Law enforcement from around Southwest Colorado honored their fallen in Durango this weekend, recognizing people in the past century who gave their lives in service to their communities. Dozens of...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

17-year-old, suspected of pointing gun at driver, leads police on high-speed chase

A 17-year-old male was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of felony menacing after allegedly pointing a gun at the driver of another car during a road rage incident and then leading police on a...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango stabbing victim released from hospital

A man stabbed near a laundromat in Durango more than two weeks ago has been released from a Front Range hospital and has spoken with law enforcement, said Durango police, who have yet to make an...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango names new police chief

Bob Brammer, the Durango Police commander who has led the department for the past four and a half months, has been chosen as Durango’s police chief. The 20-year law enforcement veteran has been...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police chief candidates mingle with residents, field questions

All three men vying to be Durango’s next police chief identified community policing as an important tactic for making a city safer. About 50 people – including city councilors, community members...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy shot in high-speed car chase expected to fully recover

A San Juan County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was shot early Tuesday in a high-speed car chase came within “a half of an inch” of a possibly fatal injury after trying to prevent a suicidal woman...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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