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The legal limit is .08.

Janice Benally

February 2, 9:30 am

Aggravated DWI

GPD Officer Francis Collins arrived at a vehicle accident at County Road #1 and East Sanostee Drive in Gallup. The vehicle had run over the dividers in the middle of the road near the BNSF Railroad tracks. The severely damaged vehicle...


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The legal limit is .08

Gualena Descheny

Dec. 10, 3:54 am

Aggravated DWI

As McKinley County Sheriff’s Department Office Deputy Roxanne King was clearing debris from a fallen traffic signal someone had hit, she noticed a car without headlights on, traveling through the dark, south on U.S. 491.

The driver pulled over for the deputy, but remained on her cellphone, and would not make eye contact with her. The deputy asked her for her driver’s license, and told her to put her phone down. She also advised the driver that her headlights were not turned on. The driver argued that the headlights were on, but, one did not work. King stated that neither headlight was turned...

Weekly Crime Blotter

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One alleged crime turned into another when a mugging victim allegedly threw a rock at a Gamerco resident’s window, breaking it. The events took place near 608 Rust Ave. at about 3:06 pm. The owner of the residence called for help, and accused Kendrick Yazzie, 25, of throwing the rock. Yazzie was already walking away from the scene when McKinley County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Joseph Guillen was sent to investigate.

Bleeding from his nose and mouth, Yazzie explained to Guillen that he had just been attacked by two men dressed in black. The men allegedly beat him, and stole his bicycle, a black and orange Mongoose UNK model. The man then knocked on...

Felony outlaw Paradise in trouble with the law – again

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Methamphetamine, a Glock 42 handgun, hollow point bullets, heroin, and a notebook filled with narcotic sales transactions was found on John Paradise, after he was taken into custody on March 3, at the end of yet another long hunt by Gallup Police Department.

Some readers may remember the Sun’s coverage of John Paradise earlier this year, when it was reported he was taken into custody on Jan. 31, for charges of shooting at or from a motor vehicle, criminal damage to property over $1,000, and negligent use of a deadly weapon charges.

A wanted poster on the Sun’s website and in print had been issued in December in relation to the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office wanting him for...

Convicted Albuquerque sex offender pleads guilty to pornography charge

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ALBUQUERQUE – Randal Gordon Paul, 47, of Albuquerque, N.M., entered a guilty plea March 7 to a federal child pornography charge. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Paul will be sentenced to ten years of imprisonment followed by a lifetime of supervised release. Paul also will be required to pay restitution in the amount of $1,000 to any victim who is identified and requests restitution, and to register as a sex offender.

Paul was arrested on Dec. 2, on a criminal complaint charging him with possessing and distributing visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit activity from June 2015 through Nov. 2016, in Bernalillo County, N.M.

According to the criminal complaint...

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