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John Robert Emerson, 25, Gallup, NM

Aug. 9, 1:01 am

A low speed pursuit on the streets of Gallup, reaching a top speed pursuit of 40 mph – from near R&M Furniture to 1511 Gold Ave – earned Emerson a DWI and evading an officer arrest. He had stolen his girlfriend’s car and blew through a stop sign before he...

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Elmer Tsosie, 38, of Pinon, Ariz. was arrested July 29 after he allegedly assaulted the manager of Cracker Barrel with a pocket knife. According to the police report, filed by Gallup Police Department Officer Andrea Tsosie, the manager saw Elmer panhandling for food and told him to leave the area. He started to leave the area and then turned around and swung his knife at the manager. He was later found by Sgt. Francie Martinez, was positively identified by the manager, taken to jail and charged with aggravated assault.


McKinley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Navajo Estates, which was burglarized. Although there were no apparent signs of forced...


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Adam David Begay, 23

PO Box Tohatchi, NM

Aug. 12, 10:53 pm

Begay was arrested after Gallup Police Department Officers were called to a automobile crash at the Shalimar. Begay was determined to be the driver, by his own admission. After failing several field sobriety tests, Begay was placed under arrest by Officer Jessie Diaz and taken to a local hospital for a medical clearance as well as a blood draw to determine his blood alcohol content level. He was taken to jail, where he was charged with DWI, immediate notice of an accident and careless driving.

Jadeandress Hunter, 30

PO Box Gallup, NM

Aug. 11, 3:55 pm

Hunter was also arrested by GPD after a vehicle crash. According to...

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Dean Miller, 45, of Las Vegas, NV was attempting to deliver products to the Family Dollar store in Ramah Aug. 10, when he saw a red Jeep blocking the delivery doorway. When he “kindly” asked the driver to move his vehicle, the man grabbed his genitals and then accused Miller of “coming onto him.” The suspect is described as a Native American male in his 20’s with glasses. The clerk at the store told McKinley County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Turney that he had been parked “for a long time.”


MCSO Deputy Arthur Rahimi took a property damage report Aug. 8 on Rust Ave. According to the report, the complainant told Rahimi that her roommate’s...

Two mothers found intoxicated, arrested

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The Gallup Police Department arrested two mothers after they found them intoxicated in the care of their children.

Woman arrested after fight with kids, parents

GPD Officer Charles Steele arrested Rebecca Harrison, 32, July 29 after being called to the residence on Clark Ave. to investigate a domestic dispute which had turned physical.

“Upon my arrival – the front door was open and we could hear commotion,” Steele said in his report. “The front screen door had what appeared to be blood smears along the glass.”

In the back room, they found Douglas Harrison, 57, of Window Rock, Ariz. holding down Rebecca. Her mother Geri was emotional and crying.

Douglas and Geri told...

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