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Boy shot in connection with crossbow theft

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A 14-year-old Gallup boy was in critical condition at a Gallup hospital March 12 after being shot in the stomach in what police say is connected to the theft of a crossbow on March 7.

The name of the juvenile has not been released, since he is a suspect in the theft of the crossbow. The name of the suspect in the shooting...

Weekly Police Activity Report

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Thwarted Escape

3/12, Gallup

McKinley County Sheriff’s Dep. Nocona Clark was dispatched to Coal Basin Road over reports of a domestic disturbance, leading her to a woman and a “highly intoxicated” man. The man, Gerreitt S. Lansing, 29, claimed that his wife “was crazy and tried to run him over,” according to the police report. The man had bloodshot, glassy eyes and slurred speech, and smelled strongly of alcohol, according to Clark’s report.

Lansing’s wife told the other officer at the scene that she had become scared of Lansing, and told her children they were leaving. Lansing became increasingly angry while she was packing a bag to leave, he braced himself...

A Facebook fight leads to battery charges for Gamerco woman

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Lisa C. Nunoz, 47, of Gamerco is facing charges for aggravated battery against a household member after getting into a domestic dispute with her boyfriend.

McKinley County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Morales said he was dispatched to Ray Avenue in Gamerco around 7 pm March 13 in connection to a domestic dispute. When he got there, he found Clifford McAdams, 45, of Gamerco outside the building picking up items on the ground.

McAdams told Morales he and Nunoz had gotten in an argument after she claimed he was messing around on her using the Facebook messenger app. As he was attempting to leave, McAdams said Nunoz maced him, threw coffee in his face, hit his right arm with a fire place...

Diné College awarded $5M for Shiprock math and science building

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TSAILE, Ariz. — Diné College’s Shiprock campus will get a new $5 million math and science building, thanks to Gov. Susana Martinez signing off March 7 on a bill approving the issuance and sale of more than $165 million in general obligation bonds.

The bond amount includes statewide projects such as senior citizen facility improvements, libraries, higher education institutions and tribal schools. The dollar figure is part of New Mexico’s bigger $6.3 billion annual budget. Voters go to the polls in November to approve the bonds, which determine if the proposals move ahead.

School officials have been pushing for a new health facility for years, waiting their turn at a share of...

Wandering man with gun charged after drug episode

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MCSO deputies Johnson Lee and Roxanne Slim were dispatched to 1267B Highway 122 March 9 over reports of a man who had fired a gun. The report to officers advised that the suspect was yelling and driving in his CMV truck, and it was unclear whether or not he was under the influence of drugs.

As the two were on their way to the scene, they were informed that the suspect had left the scene and was driving east on Highway 122. Lee and Slim attempted to locate the vehicle but were unable to.

Fortunately for officers, the reporting caller found the suspect’s driver’s license, and asked they meet him at their home. The witness told officers he had heard two shots go off and then saw a...
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