Shane Benjamin

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Camera shows wildlife using highway underpass east of Durango

A wildlife underpass completed late last year between Durango and Bayfield has proved to be a well-traveled thoroughfare for coyote, raccoons, mule deer and a few humans. A surveillance camera has...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio man charged on suspicion of taking upskirt video at Walmart

An Ignacio man suspected of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart in Durango was charged Sept. 22 with invasion of privacy for sexual gratification and sexual exploitation of a child....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield woman gets probation for break-ins

A Bayfield woman who broke into two buildings, both occupied by law enforcement officers, was sentenced Friday, Sept. 22 to 18 months of probation. Susan Murphy-Snively experienced a mental...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Law enforcement investigates shooting between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs

An Archuleta County man says he shot and killed an intruder who attacked him with a knife Wednesday night in a remote area between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine's bail lowered by judge

A district court judge on Tuesday lowered bail for Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his son, Dylan, from $1 million cash-only to $750,000 cash surety - meaning he can post bail through a...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine returns to La Plata County

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, returned Monday to La Plata County to face charges of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. He will be...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine waives extradition, will be brought to Durango

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, waived his right to an extradition hearing Tuesday in a Bellingham, Washington, courtroom. As a result, the La Plata County...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Woman calls off search for Dylan Redwine's remains

A community search for Dylan Redwine's remains northeast of Vallecito Reservoir has been called off after his father's arrest. The eight-day search was scheduled to start Friday and conclude Aug....

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Sheriff Smith: 'No stone left unturned' in Redwine investigation

La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said Tuesday afternoon at a news conference about the grand jury indictment of Mark Redwine that "no stone was left unturned" in the investigation of the death of...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Dylan Redwine's mother: 'It was such a senseless crime'

Dylan Redwine didn't want to visit his father in November 2012. But he didn't have a choice. A court order granted Mark Redwine visitation rights over the Thanksgiving holiday, and Redwine chose...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine arrested in connection with son Dylan's death

Mark Redwine, the father of Dylan Redwine, was arrested Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, after a grand jury indictment in connection with his son's 2012 death. He is being held on a $1 million...

DATE: July 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Up in the sky: It's smoke jumpers, it's fireworks, it's a drone

Careful spectators at Bayfield's Fourth of July fireworks show may have noticed more than colorful pyrotechnics filling the night sky: a drone. On two occasions, a drone with a green flashing light...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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