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Alvin Roan

May 15, 3:00 pm


McKinley County Sheriff Deputy Lorenzo Guerrero said he was driving on U.S. Highway 491 near the 11-mile marker when he saw a vehicle speeding. He clocked it going 76 miles per hour in a 65 mile-per-hour speed zone.

He conducted a traffic stop. When he talked to the driver, Alvin Roan...

Two arrested in drug bust

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Gallup Police narcotics agents and detectives executed a search warrant at approximately 3 pm May 21 at 107 Morgan Circle in reference to an investigation of possible narcotics trafficking. Agents recovered heroin from the residence. Chantala Diaz, 27, and Janice Diaz-Garcia, 45, both of Gallup, were arrested and charged with multiple felonies, including child abuse, possession of heroin and methamphetamine.

UNM-Gallup students study global and human security

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Four UNM-Gallup students are participating in a University of New Mexico grant-funded program to learn statistical languages and data analysis with an eye toward increasing global and human security.

UNM-Gallup visiting faculty member Andisheh Dadashi initiated the program for her students through association with Dr. Frank Gilfeather, who is the principal investigator and consortium lead for the National Security Studies Program on the UNM main campus.  Professor Emeritus Gilfeather offered Dadashi the opportunity to supervise four of her Native American students in the program that includes a six-week summer project.

Dadashi, who teaches math and statistics at the UNM-Gallup...

Weekly Police Activity Reports

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McGaffey, May 4

The McKinley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attack on an Iyanbito man on May 4.

The man, Kyle Francisco, 25, told deputies that he had gone to McGaffey with friends earlier that day. He said during the trip, he was attacked by men he did not know. MedStar personnel said he had numerous scratches and bruises, as well as a possible broken nose.

According to the incident report, he refused to tell deputies who he was with. Later, his mother was interviewed and she confirmed that he had gone to McGaffey with friends, but said she did not know their names.



Gallup, May 3

About 9 pm on May 3, Gallup police...

Threats made against local schools

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The Gallup Police reported receiving an emergency call from metro dispatch about a person who wanted to report an online employee posting, that included a threat to shoot up Gallup High School. The posting was on May 5. The call came in at 1:13 pm, May 6.  The Gallup McKinley schools have been notified and safety precautions have been put in place.  The FBI has also been notified. Police and detectives are actively investigating this incident.


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