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Arrest in Tuba City, Ariz. bus collision

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Several students received non-life-threatening injuries

Navajo Police Department has arrested the man suspected of broadsiding a Tuba City, Ariz. Boarding School bus as it was transporting students home from school.  The Navajo Police Department received a call at 3:45 pm Aug. 7 reporting a school bus and vehicle...

Milan police officer resigns after arrest

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Myron Footracer, 35, of Gallup, resigned from his position with the Milan Police Department Aug. 6 after a domestic incident at his home.

Gallup Patrolman Thomas House was dispatched to a house on Zecca Drive in reference to a police request Aug. 4.

When House arrived on-scene, he made contact with a male subject in the back room of the residence who was yelling at a female with a small infant. House told the male to go to the living room where they could talk.

Footracer he had gotten into an argument with his wife over marriage issues and it turned physical.

According to the police report, Footracer said his wife had been nagging him about their marriage problems and had had...

Suspect arrested after Tse Bonito standoff

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The Navajo Police Department received a call of a reported armed robbery that occurred at the Chevron gas station in Window Rock Aug. 4. Navajo Police were called after the male suspect walked into the store with a rifle and proceeded to steal items before fleeing in a black Chevy Avalanche.

Responding officers located the suspect’s vehicle driving through a residential area and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The suspect ignored the officers’ attempts and continued to drive on Highway 264 towards Tse Bonito. Metro law enforcement was notified and officers from the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist in the incident.

The suspect, Randall Redhair, 34...

Weekly Police Activity Reports

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LATE BREAK-IN

Gamerco, Aug. 5

McKinley County Sheriff Deputy Nocona Clark was dispatched to a residence on Summit Avenue in reference to a male subject wearing a black shirt and khaki pants attempting to break in.

While Clark was speaking to another homeowner on-site, she was contacted again by the person who first called in the incident, and was told a male and female had entered the house.

Clark reached the address and knocked on the front door. She was joined by MCSO Deputy Garylle James, who made contact at the back door. The back door looked as if it had been closed from the inside, according to James.

Clark and James opened the back door and James’ patrol K9...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Virgil Guy

Aug. 2, 3:03 pm

DUI

McKinley County Sheriff Sgt. Salina Brown was working the DWI Task Force when she heard Metro Dispatch over the radio advise on a vehicle parked on the side of Highway 491 around the 13-mile marker with a male subject passed out at the wheel.

Brown proceeded to the location given by dispatch and spotted two vehicles parked on the side of the road near the 10-mile marker. One vehicle, a black SUV, left before Brown could make contact with the driver. The second vehicle, a charcoal Chevy Malibu, had a male subject passed out at the wheel.

After waking the driver, Virgil Guy, 49, of Ganado, Brown said he exited the vehicle slowly. Guy also had bloodshot...

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