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GPD recovers stolen copper

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Gallup Police Department officers were sent to Armored Electric the morning of Aug. 3 to investigate a theft at the business.

According to GPD Detective Charles Wommack, officers responded and were able to gain access to surveillance video that showed two people in a white Chevrolet truck taking electric wiring from the...

Weekly Crime Blotter

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East Side, Gallup

Gallup Police Department Officer Norman Bowman arrested Nelbert Lee, 34, of Church Rock, NM July 26 after he was identified as being the person who pushed down Zelda Cadman, 46, of Gallup and took money out of her pants pocket. Cadman told Bowman that $300 was taken, but $12 was recovered from Lee’s person. The incident took place in a field next to Gallup Detox.

GPD Officers were searching for a red van, which had run a stop sign, when they got word that a red van had crashed into a fence in the area of Bortot and Boyd. Officer Daniel Brown wrote in his report that there was signs of a vehicle crash and parts of the vehicle were left behind...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Colleen Notah, 28, Ft. Defiance, Ariz.

July 19, 6:52 pm

Notah was arrested in the Wal-Mart parking lot after a witness followed her there and called into Metro Dispatch. Prior to entering Wal-Mart, the vehicle Notah was driving had, according to the police report as stated by witnesses, “drove on the side walk – then collided with the stroller while the (10month old) child was inside.”

The child was taken to the hospital, but did not appear to have any noticeable injuries. Witnesses told police that the vehicle continued on, without stopping, and went into the Wal-Mart parking lot.

Gallup Police Department Officer Luke Martin arrested Notah for...

Gallup drug dealers: Hooked and booked

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After various six month long investigations, six people were placed in jail on distribution charges. As reported in a previous addition, the Gallup Sun will not release the identity of undercover narcotics agents. Agent #1 and Agent #2 were met with at a secure location along with another agent and Capt. Rick White of the Gallup Police Department.

According to GPD, these are just the beginning.

“[There are] more to come,” Agent #2 said regarding narcotics arrest.

MARIJUANA

Kendrick Jim, 24, Gallup

According to the statement of probable cause, Agent #2 contacted Jim and set up a meet where the Agent purchased $80 worth of a “green leafy substance [that] had the...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Ricky Yazzie, 21, Mentmore

Aggravated DUI

Citizens, Gallup Police Department and McKinley County Sheriff’s Office worked together July 22 to take an alleged intoxicated driver off of the road. Even though Yazzie refused all standardized field sobriety tests, breathalyzers and blood draws, the fact that multiple callers called him in as a drunk driver and that he was found passed out in the driver’s seat should say something about his state of being.

A citizen, who was not named in GPD Officer Jessie Diaz’s report, stayed behind Yazzie on Ford Drive in the turning lane that would have taken the vehicle directly onto the main Highway 66.

When Diaz arrived, he found the citizen...

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