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Police Blotter

Saturday, June 10 6:12 p.m. : A man was cited for a dangerous dog violation in the 200 block of South Elm Street after a neighbor said his dog had bitten the neighbor’s dog. The neighbor did not...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Police Blotter

Thursday, May 25 9:18 a.m. : A man was arrested in City Park, 802 E. Main St., on a warrant for failure to appear on a La Plata County misdemeanor charge. 10:33 a.m. : A woman reported a bicycle...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Police Blotter

Thursday, May 18 1:22 p.m. : A man was arrested in the 500 block of East First Street on a warrant for failure to comply on a local misdemeanor and on suspicion of violating a protection order. ...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Cortez students dedicate project to Dale Claxton

This month marks 19 years since Cortez Police Officer Dale Claxton was killed in the line of duty, and Cortez Middle School eighth-graders decided to dedicate the school’s first Legacy Project to...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez police officer charged with misconduct

A former Cortez police officer faces charges of official misconduct, according to a Tuesday news release from 22nd Judicial District Attorney Will Furse.Reuben Liska, a patrol officer who had...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County sheriff’s deputy faces criminal charges

A former Montezuma County sheriff’s deputy faces charges of official misconduct and theft after an investigation by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. The investigation concluded in late April,...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tourist takes Cortez council to task on police presence

A tourist from Pennsylvania caused a stir at the Cortez City Council meeting on Tuesday when he complained about the number of police patrolling the city. During the public comment section, the...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Suspects in Shiprock stabbing caught in Cortez after car chase

Cortez police and Montezuma County sheriff’s deputies helped Navajo police catch two suspects from Shiprock in Cortez on Saturday afternoon.According to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, the...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, March 8 2:08 a.m. : A woman was arrested in the 500 block of South Madison Street on suspicion of first-degree burglary and second-degree assault with a deadly weapon. A neighbor...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Colorado Legislature eyes citizenship requirement for police officers

DENVER – The state Senate adopted a bill upon second reading Monday that would require peace officers to be U.S. citizens. Senate Bill 120 would revoke the peace officer certification of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Medicine Man employees face embezzlement charges in Cortez

Two former employees at The Medicine Man in Cortez received summonses Thursday in an investigation of felony embezzlement at the marijuana dispensary. Cortez police contacted Timber Higgins and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Police blotter

Saturday, Jan. 28 5:12 p.m. : A staff member reported that a window had been broken in Manaugh Elementary School, 300 E. Fourth St. The case remains under investigation. Sunday, Jan. 29 12:35 a.m....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record