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Gallup, Aug. 19

A 54-year-old Brimhall man was attacked Aug. 19 by a group of men, who beat him up and stabbed him.

McKinley County Sheriff Deputy Jeff Barnhurst said he was filling up his gas tank on South Second Street when a man came up to him and reported seeing six men jump another man...


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Alonzo Johnson

Aug. 4, 1:48 am

Aggravated DWI

A 21-year-old Gallup man is facing multiple charges after running into several people in his car and being found to be intoxicated.

Alonzo Johnson was charged with two counts of aggravated battery and one count each of aggravated DWI, reckless driving and criminal damage to property.

Gallup Patrol Officer Justin Foster said he was dispatched to the Sports Page Bar, 1400 S. Second St., about 1:48 am Aug. 4 in connection with a report of a man hitting people with his car.

Foster said when he got there, several people told him of a man being stopped after he reportedly ran into people with his car. He said he then came in contact with...

Loving teenager arrested in fatal DWI crash

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EDDY COUNTY, N.M. – A New Mexico teenager is facing murder charges for allegedly killing a man while driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a news release issued by New Mexico State Police.

Police arrived at the crash scene shortly after 9 pm on County Road 728, north of Loving, N.M.

The initial investigation indicated a 2003 Chevy Silverado and a 2004 Ford Ranger were both traveling east side by side on County Road 728, or London Road.

For reasons still under investigation, the vehicles made contact and both vehicles left the northside of the roadway. The Silverado came to a safe stop and the Ranger rolled. The Silverado was driven by Francisco Limon, 17, of Loving...

Gallup cop injured in confrontation with couple

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A couple is now facing charges after getting into a confrontation with two Gallup police officers Aug. 7.

Gallup police officer Victor Madrid said he was dispatched to the Dollar General at 1701 S. Second St. about 2 pm in connection with a report of two females fighting.

When he got there, he saw Gallup Sgt. Emery Holly trying to hold down a woman, later identified as Maria Fastwolf, no age or home town listed. Fastwolf was kicking and yelling, Madrid said, adding that he could see Holly was already bleeding from his face and arm.

Madrid said as he placed handcuffs on Fastwolf, she continued to kick and scream at another female. At that point, Fastwolf’s boyfriend, Charles...

Roswell man pleads guilty in federal court to bomb threats

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Hoax calls took place in Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that Stephen S. Landes, 29, of Roswell, N.M., pled guilty Aug. 12 to making interstate bomb threats, before the Honorable Richard G. Andrews, United States District Judge for the District of Delaware.

In May 2018, Landes made bomb threats to the Walmart and the Georgetown Elementary School, both in Georgetown, Del. for the purpose of “swatting” a Delaware resident.

“Swatting” involves making hoax emergency calls in order to elicit an armed police response (e.g., from a SWAT team) to harass someone believed to be at the location of the purported...

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