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Gallup, Feb. 17

A Santa Fe man reported being attacked and stabbed in the early morning hours of Feb. 17.

Lane Brown said he was walking near the train tracks on North Ninth Street about 1:30 am, when he was attacked by four or five men.

He said he did not know any of the attackers and could not give...


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Carlton Enrico

Feb. 18, 12:28 am

Aggravated DWI (First offense)

Gallup Police Officer Christopher Dawes said he was dispatched to South Third Street where a man was being detained after another officer had seen his car jump over a curb.

Enrico, 29, of Crownpoint, told Dawes he had consumed three cans of beer before 7 pm and then agreed to take the standard field sobriety test, which he failed.

He was charged with DWI and having open liquor cans in his vehicle. He later agreed to take breath alcohol alcohol tests, during which he blew samples of .19 and .18.


Gabrielle Henry

Feb. 16, 7:35 pm

DWI. (First offense)

Gallup Patrolman Thomas House said he was dispatched to the...

Former U.S. service member charged with espionage

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American woman indicted along with four Iranian cyber criminals

A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist has been charged with betraying her oath to protect and defend the United States by delivering sensitive national defense information to the Iranian government, according to an indictment unsealed today by the Department of Justice.

Monica Elfriede Witt, who served in the Air Force from 1997 through 2008 and then with a cleared defense contractor until 2010, is charged alongside four Iranians who allegedly used information provided by Witt in a cyber campaign to target and compromise other U.S. security personnel.

“Once a holder of a top secret security clearance...

AG signs multi-state letter urging FTC to protect New Mexicans from identity theft

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ALBUQUERQUE – Attorney General Hector Balderas and a coalition of 31 Attorneys General sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission Feb. 13, urging the commission to maintain and strengthen its Identity Theft Rules, which were originally adopted in November 2007.

The letter cites the proliferation of identity theft in many states, and the growth in technology since the rules were adopted.

“Banks in our state have a responsibility to protect New Mexican consumers when they see signs of fraud,” Balderas said. “These banks will not take these steps on their own, so I am calling on the FTC to uphold and bolster these important regulations to protect New Mexicans.”

The current...


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Shawndell Antonio

Feb. 7, 12:45 pm


McKinley County Sheriff Deputy Lorenzo Guerrero was dispatched to the area near Deadhorse Saloon on State Highway 566 in connection with a possible drunk driver.

Antonio, 24, of Thoreau, N.M. had been stopped by a different deputy for failure to maintain his lane. He was seated behind the steering wheel and showed signs of being intoxicated. When he was told to exit the vehicle, Guerrero said, Antonio had to lean against his car to brace himself. Guerrero said he also noticed several open containers of alcohol in his vehicle.

Antonio at first agreed to take a field sobriety test but midway through it said he didn’t want to take it...

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