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WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Jeremy Jensen

Feb. 29, 10:32 pm

Aggravated DWI

Gallup Police Officer Brandon Salazar said he was on patrol on South Second Street when he noticed two males staggering as they went to their vehicle.

He decided to conduct a welfare stop as Jeremy Jensen, 40, of Gallup, started to drive away. When he talked to Jensen, he said he saw signs of intoxication. Jensen admitted he drank four beers during a two hour period.

Jensen agreed to take the standard field sobriety tests and failed. He was arrested for DWI.

He then agreed to take a breath alcohol test, but upon arrival at the police station, Jensen became verbally abusive and refused to take the test because there was not a second officer present.


Kimberly Barber

Feb. 28, 2:13 am

Aggravated DWI

Gallup Police Officer Dominic Molina said he was dispatched to west Aztec Avenue because of a report of a drunk driver.

He found the vehicle on west Highway 66 and started following it. As he did, he noticed it swerve to the right over the solid line. He also saw it being driven 10 miles below the posted speed limit.

He conducted a traffic stop and began talking to Kimberly Barber, 36, of Gallup. As he did, he said he could smell liquor inside the vehicle. Barber said she had not been drinking and pointed to the passenger in the vehicle who was intoxicated.

Molina noticed, however, that Barber was slurring her words and had red, bloodshot eyes. When she got out of the vehicle, she began stumbling.

Molina asked her to agree to take the standard field sobriety tests and she refused. He then asked her to take a breath alcohol test and she refused that, as well. She was then arrested and transported to the county jail.

The male passenger was taken to Gallup Detox.


Gary Anderson

Feb. 28, 12:01 am

Aggravated DWI

Gallup Police Officer Brandon Salazar said he was instructed by Metro Dispatch to look for a drunk driver.

He found the vehicle near Ford Drive and East Highway 66 in a parking lot. He went to talk with Gary Anderson, 52, of Gallup. When he asked him to step out of the vehicle, Salazar said Anderson smelled of alcohol.

He asked him how much he had had to drink and Anderson said, “too much.”

Salazar said he also noticed several open cans of beer in the car.

Anderson agreed to take the standard field sobriety tests, but swayed during the first test and then stood still during the second. He was arrested for DWI.

He then agreed to take the breath alcohol test and posted samples of .31 and .30.

 

Robert Henry Warren

Feb. 24, 10:18 pm

Aggravated DWI

Gallup Police Officer Julio Yazzie said he was on patrol on Highway 66 when he noticed a vehicle speeding.

He made a traffic stop. He noticed that Robert Warren, 21, of Gallup, showed signs of being intoxicated. When he got out of the vehicle Warren told Yazzie he was drunk. He then repeated it again. When he was asked how much he had to drink, he didn’t say anything.

Warren did agree to take the standard field sobriety tests, but halfway through the first test, he stopped and refused to go any further, saying again he was drunk. He was arrested for DWI.

He agreed to take a breath alcohol test, but upon arriving at the police station, he refused to take it.


Amanda Baldonado

Feb. 23, 2:32 am

DWI

Gallup Police Officer Julio Yazzie said he was dispatched to East Mesa Avenue in connection with a domestic dispute.

When he got to the scene, he met Amanda Baldonado, 30, of Gallup, who said she was in a domestic disturbance with her boyfriend, Erik Bentley, in the complex’s parking lot.

She said that he pulled behind her and wouldn’t let her leave. She drove around him and left the parking lot. But as she drove away, she said he rammed her car several times.

Yazzie said as he talked with her, he noticed signs she might be intoxicated. After she admitted having three beers before driving, Yazzie asked her to take the standard field sobriety tests. She agreed and failed and was arrested for DWI.

She then agreed to take a breath alcohol test and posted two samples of .14.

Yazzie then talked with Bentley, who said when he tried to stop her from driving because she was intoxicated, she rammed his car and drove over his chest and legs. Yazzie said he saw tire tracks on his shirt and pants.

Besides DWI, Baldonado was charged with battery against a household member.