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Body found behind former Silver Stallion Saloon

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Gallup Police responded to 2604 E. Hwy. 66, behind the old Silver Stallion Saloon, in reference to a report of a male down and out in the field south of Silver Stallion with no shirt on Nov. 11 at about 7:10 am.

GPD Officer Brandon Salazar arrived on scene and checked for vitals on the person. No vitals were found and...

Car crashes into Aztec Family Clinic

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Gallup Police Department officers were dispatched to Aztec Family Clinic at 2022 E. Aztec Ave. Nov. 13 in reference to a vehicle that hit the building. GPD Officer Richard Rangel checked on the elderly female driver who was shaken up but had no apparent injuries. The driver reported she was trying to park in the handicap spot and thought she pressed the brake, but collided with the front of the building instead. Photo Credit: Courtesy

Body found behind former Silver Stallion Saloon

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Gallup Police responded to 2604 E. Hwy. 66 (behind the old Silver Stallion) in reference to a report of a male down and out in the field south of Silver Stallion with no shirt on Nov. 11 at about 7:10 am.
GPD Officer Brandon Salazar arrived on scene and checked for vitals on the person. No vitals were found and Officer Salazar requested medical personnel.
Gallup Fire arrived on scene and confirmed the individual was deceased. The Office of the Medical Investigator and GPD detectives were called to the scene to investigate.
According to Gallup police, the decedent was a Native American male possibly in his late 50s or early 60s. No signs of trauma were evident and foul play is not...

Convicted child predator remains behind bars

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ALBUQUERQUE —Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the successful prosecution of Francisco Saucedo, for charges related to sexual exploitation of children Nov. 2.

The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General secured multiple convictions against Saucedo, ensuring that he will stay behind bars for up to 30 years.

“People who commit horrific acts of child exploitation must face punishment,” Balderas said. “I am committed to putting predators behind bars and seeking justice for our children in New Mexico.”

In July, 2017, Special Agents with the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General discovered child pornography that was being distributed from Saucedo’s computer...

Man charged with Albuquerque bank robbery, other federal crimes

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ALBUQUERQUE — The FBI charged Andres Otero in a federal criminal complaint with the Oct. 30 robbery of an Albuquerque bank and other federal crimes.

Otero, 61, with addresses in Moriarty and Albuquerque, was charged with bank robbery, interference with interstate commerce by threats or violence, possessing a firearm during a crime of violence, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Otero, who was arrested by the Albuquerque Police Department Nov. 1 on an active arrest warrant out of Texas for violating his parole, is accused of robbing Washington Federal, 300 Eubank Blvd. NE.

He also is charged with the robberies of two other Albuquerque businesses, a Waffle House and a...

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