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Juan Casuse Jr, 52, Crownpoint, NM

Casuse was arrested May 16 on his fifth driving while intoxicated after McKinley County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) were called to the area of Highway 491 and Chino Loop in regards to a vehicle crash. He was also charged with lack of proof of insurance, vehicles approaching or entering intersection and was booked on an outstanding warrant for his fourth DWI offense.

Gary Lee, 39, Gallup, NM

MCSO Deputy Arnold Noriega stopped a vehicle for speeding and ended up taking Lee to jail May 17 for Aggravated DWI, speed regulation, fail to yield to emergency vehicle (due to him not pulling over right away for the deputy.) On the breathalyzer, Lee blew a .18, over twice the legal limit.

Gene Jordan, 24, Gallup, NM

MCSO Deputy Johnson Lee observed a pewter colored truck driving south bound on Highway 602 that was having difficulty maintaining his lane of traffic. Jordan was found behind the wheel displaying obvious signs of intoxication, including an open container of alcohol inside the truck. Jordan’s breath results were a .27, .26. Jordan was booked May 17 for aggravated DWI, roadways laned for traffic and the open container charge.

Regina Bee, 34, Window Rock, Ariz.

Bee was arrested May 17 after she was called into Metro Dispatch as possibly being involved in an accident. Deputy Nocona Clark immediately noticed the smell of alcohol coming from the vehicle Bee was driving. Bee blew a .17, .16 on a breathalyzer and was booked into the jail for aggravated DWI, open container and lack of proof of insurance.

Elvina Tracy, 38, Pinion, Ariz.

Gallup Police Department Officers Timothy Hughte was called to Shaffer’s Tire on Maloney May 12 to check on a vehicle that was reported to be full of intoxicated people. Hughte located the vehicle quickly and parked behind it, but when he exited his unit the vehicle took off, driving off the curb and driving erratically east bound on Maloney Avenue. Hughte got the vehicle stopped and the driver, Tracy, was displaying signs of being intoxicated. After an admission and not passing the standard field sobriety tests, Tracy was arrested and charged with her second DWI, this one aggravated, not having a valid driver’s license or insurance, turning movements and required signals.