Case Detail

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Dennis Power Sleater

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 6' 1"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 160 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 12/05/1985


Agency: Durango Police Department

City: Durango

Date of Birth: 01/04/1961

County: La Plata

Date of Death: 12/05/1985

Agency Case #: 1985-17622

Age: 24

Judicial District: 6th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Blue

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On December 5, 1985, around 2200 hours, an unknown suspect entered the Junction Creek Liquor Store in the 2300 Block of Main Avenue and killed the clerk, Dennis Sleater, by shooting him twice in the back. Sleater was in the basement of the business when he was shot and money was taken from two cash registers by the suspect. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Durango Police Department.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Durango Police Department



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