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Navajo man charged with sexually abusing a child

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ALBUQUERQUE — Manison Largo, 41, of Church Rock, N.M., and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, made an appearance on March 1 in federal court where he is charged with sexually abusing a child younger than 16. Pending trial, Largo will be released to a halfway house when space is available.

According to a criminal...

This table represents a 7-day period of Gallup Police Dept. incident calls.

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FEB. 24- MAR 2



Intoxicated Person


Welfare Check


Traffic -related


Police Request








Disorderly Subject




Attempt to Locate


All other calls including shots fired, disputes, burglary, assault, vandalism, etc.




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Truman Taylor Begay

Feb. 27, 5:04 pm


After Metro Dispatch received a call of a possible drunk driver traveling north on U.S. Highway 491 in a white SUV, McKinley County Deputy Terence Willie said he would watch for it since he was parked near the four mile marker.

Willie began to search for the vehicle and spotted it traveling at a high rate of speed northbound near the seven mile marker. The SUV merged onto State Highway 264 and Willie began following it. It exceeded 63 mph in a 55 mph zone.

Willie pulled the SUV over near the five-and-a-half mile marker. He conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Truman Begay, 28, of Piñon, Ariz. As he spoke with the...

$5,000 reward for information

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The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information  leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the death of Isiah Terrell Billy.

On Oct. 5,  Billy was found dead in a wash east of the Sinclair gas station near mile marker 23 on U.S. Highway 64, in Shiprock, New Mexico.

The cause of death is pending but considered suspicious.

Billy, who was 30 at the time, lived in Shiprock, on the Navajo Nation.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at (505) 889-1300 or go online at tips.fbi.gov.

Shots fired at Navajo police officers

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SHIPROCK — Two people being pursued by the Navajo Police Department fired at authorities at 4:53 pm, March 8, from a black Chevrolet Malibu while fleeing southbound on U. S. Highway 491.

They shots struck an officer’s windshield. Officers successfully deployed a tire deflation device rendering the suspects' vehicle inoperable, at which point, several shots were fired toward officers’ vehicles with the officers returning fire.

The officers were not harmed and the suspects were arrested without further incident.

Authorities had made contact with one of the two at a residence west of Shiprock, N.M. while checking into a March 7 homicide.

The case is currently under investigation...

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