Shane Benjamin

Position: Herald Staff Writer

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

Victims identified in U.S. Highway 160 crash east of Bayfield

A 59-year-old Bayfield man died Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160 a couple of miles east of Bayfield. The victim was identified as Michael D. Scalet, an assistant cross...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Military helicopters to buzz La Plata County

Some residents will be treated to an informal air show of sorts Thursday morning when 18 military helicopters are scheduled to fly through with a brief stop at the Durango-La Plata County Airport....

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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