Former Southern Ute executive pleads not guilty to child sex abuse charges

McKean Walton, former executive officer with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple felony charges related to the alleged sexual abuse of a minor. Walton, 51, of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for attempted sex assault on a child is sentenced

A 35-year-old man who pleaded guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child was sentenced to eight years in community corrections at Hilltop House after a judge opted for rehabilitation rather than...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs man accused of child sex assault to face third trial

After two mistrials, prosecutors will retry for a third time a Pagosa Springs man accused of sexually assaulting a child in Bayfield in 2018. Rodney Keller, 54, faced trials in October 2019 and...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second mistrial declared in Bayfield child sex assault case

A mistrial was declared for the second time in a case where a Pagosa Springs man was accused of sexually assaulting a girl in Bayfield in 2018. The trial for Rodney Keller, 54, began last week. The...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jurors enter deliberation in Bayfield child sex assault case

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon but did not come to a decision by the end of the day on whether a Pagosa Springs man is guilty of sexually assaulting a girl in Bayfield in 2018. The...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

First jury trial since COVID-19 pandemic will start next week

La Plata County plans to hold its first jury trial since the novel coronavirus pandemic forced the criminal justice system to postpone trials earlier this year. “It will not feel like normal,” said...

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

Man arrested on suspicion of sex assault at Durango motel

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman last weekend at a Durango motel. The Durango Police Department posted to social media that officers received a...

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

Native American helpline increases sexual violence advocacy

StrongHearts Native Helpline launched an initiative to strengthen its sexual violence advocacy Monday to better support Native Americans nationwide. StrongHearts, a service created in 2017,...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native American helpline increases sexual violence advocacy

StrongHearts Native Helpline launched an initiative to strengthen its sexual violence advocacy Monday to better support Native Americans nationwide. StrongHearts, a service created in 2017,...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango church youth leader arrested in connection with sexual assaults

A youth leader at the First Baptist Church of Durango has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting multiple victims over the course of several years. The Durango Police Department arrested...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three Durango men arrested in online sex sting

Three local men were arrested this month after planning sexual contact with a fake 14-year-old persona created online by the Durango Police Department. The Durango Police Department for about a...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advocate for Native American sexual assault victims earns national award

Kelsey Lansing, an employee at Sexual Assault Services Organization, started getting text after text Monday saying, “Congratulations!” “I’m like, ‘For what? I haven’t checked my email yet,’”...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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