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Fort Defiance man gets prison sentence for domestic violence

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Woman survives brutal beating

PHOENIX, Ariz. - On Jan. 27, Bruce Robertson, 40, of Fort Defiance, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to four years’ imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to two counts of Domestic Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury.

On multiple occasions in 2015 and...

Man in ICU after stabbing near Jerry’s Cafe

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Gallup Police asking for public’s help

Gallup police were called to the scene of an apparent stabbing about 5:54 pm Feb. 1. A male walked by Jerry’s Café at 406 W. Coal Ave. and displayed a stab wound to bystanders by lifting his shirt outside the business.

He was wearing a camouflage shirt, black jacket and brown beanie.  Police were called and found him seated on a curb.  When the officer approached, there appeared to be blood coming from the man’s abdomen.  Medstar and the fire department were called.

The man did not respond to questions.  The officer rendered aid and the man was taken to the Gallup Indian Medical Center, where he was taken into surgery and then placed...

Man found dead at Arrowhead Motel

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Cleaning staff entered a room at the Arrowhead Motel at 1191 E. Hwy. 66 on the morning of Feb. 4 to find an unresponsive man inside.

Police and emergency personnel were notified and dispatched at 10:24 am.  They confirmed that Jackson Gorman, 62, of Window Rock, Ariz. had died.

Investigators said nothing stood out about the death that would identify it as being a result of foul play.

The body was sent to the Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque for autopsy.


Weekly Police Activity Reports

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Gallup, Jan. 24

A Church Rock man is now facing ten charges after reportedly stabbing two people.

Fernando Largo, 24, has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery, three counts of aggravated assault, three counts of abuse of a child and a count each of tampering with evidence and resisting or evading an officer.

On Jan. 24, Gallup Police Officer Michael Eley was dispatched to the Redwood Lodge, 907 E. Hwy. 66, in connection with a stabbing. When he arrived, he saw a man and woman lying in the parking lot.

Nathan King was lying on his side with a visible laceration on his right side. Valicia Ayze had a visible wound to her left forearm.

Ayze said she...


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Myron McCabe

Jan. 16, 2:36 pm

Aggravated DWI

Gallup Police Officer Timo Molina said he stopped his unit when he was approached by a woman who said her two-year-old child was in a vehicle leaving the parking lot and the driver was intoxicated.

Molina said he made a traffic stop on the vehicle and found Myron McCabe 33, from Round Rock, Ariz., inside as the driver. The child was in a child-restraint seat.

Molina said he could also smell the odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. McCabe admitted to drinking prior to driving.

He also agreed to take the standard field sobriety tests and failed and was arrested for DWI. He later agreed to take a breath alcohol test and posted...
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