Colorado courts may be forced to hold bond hearings within 48 hours of arrests

Arrested on a Friday? For some Coloradans, that may mean waiting in jail until Monday or a Tuesday for a bond hearing when courts are back open. Now, Democratic state lawmakers want to make it...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury trials postponed in La Plata County as COVID-19 cases rise

Jury trials, which were expected to pick back up in mid-April have again been put on hold as La Plata County sees a rise in COVID-19 cases. District Court Judge Jeffrey Wilson issued an order...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury trials return to courts in Montezuma County

Jury trials resumed earlier this week in both district and county courts in the 22nd Judicial District, which includes Montezuma and Dolores counties. The pandemic forced a near-total suspension of...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Courts aim to restart jury trials delayed by pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every facet of daily life, one of the sectors most impacted has been the criminal justice system, which has resulted in a significant backlog of court...

DATE: March 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bond set at $20,000 for suspect in downtown Durango burglary spree

A 36-year-old man suspected of a violent burglary spree in downtown Durango earlier this week had his bond set at $20,000 on Friday, as more details emerged about the rampage through several local...

DATE: March 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial delayed for man accused of killing cyclist Ben Sonntag

The trial for a La Plata County man accused of striking and killing professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag was delayed until July 19 because of concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cordell...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine: ‘My day in court is a long, long, long time overdue’

In his first public comments since being arrested nearly four years ago for allegedly killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, Mark Redwine on Friday voiced frustration after his trial was...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman who drove through Main Avenue bump-outs sentenced

A woman who plowed into bump-outs this summer on Main Avenue, sending four people to the hospital, avoided jail time Tuesday and was instead sentenced to 10 days of electronic home monitoring and...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man convicted of animal abuse admits to having pets on property

A La Plata County man previously convicted of animal abuse pleaded guilty this week to violating the terms of his probation after he was found last summer in possession of animals, a violation of...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango roofer sentenced for tax evasion

A 42-year-old Durango man accused of tax evasion involving a roofing business was sentenced this week to three months in prison followed by six months of home confinement, according to the U.S....

DATE: Feb. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man sentenced for 2017 sexual assault

A 21-year-old Durango man accused of sexual assault on a woman involving a shotgun with two other men in October 2017 was sentenced Friday to three years of community corrections. James Thomas Zink...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Getaway driver in burglary turned officer-involved shooting is sentenced

A 23-year-old Durango woman who was suspected of being the getaway driver in a burglary that turned into an officer-involved shooting last summer was sentenced Friday to three years in community...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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