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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

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Jan. 18 6:44 a.m. : A man reported a theft in the 400 block of Sligo Street. He claimed $500 in cash had been stolen from his vehicle, which was not locked. The case remains under...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Jan. 4 2:44 a.m. : A man was arrested on suspicion of disturbing the peace at the Bridge Emergency Shelter, 601 N. Mildred Road, after he allegedly yelled and threw things at the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Dec. 28 9:20 p.m. A man who reported the theft of his clothes, shoes, wallet and cell phone at the Days Inn, 2604 E. Main St., was arrested on a warrant. 11:41 p.m. A man was arrested...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Man leads Cortez police on high-speed chase

A man crashed his car on County Road G and was hospitalized late Tuesday after leading Cortez police on a high-speed chase that began on Main Street. Lance Ironshirt Tootsonie, 26, reached speeds...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos marshal reports fewer traffic stops, more property crime

Mancos Marshal Jason Spruell gave a report to the board of trustees on Wednesday about the town’s crime statistics going into his first year of office. Spruell was appointed marshal in May, and...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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2016: A year of political scores and economic challenges

The past year in Montezuma County brought stories of tragedy, triumph and the politics in between.Some of the most-read popular stories on The-Journal.com in 2016 dealt with ongoing issues such as...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News