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Man stabbed in downtown Gallup

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A man is at a local hospital in stable condition this evening, recovering from a stab wound to the chest.

Shortly before 5 pm today, Gallup Police officers were dispatched to Second Street and Highway 66 in response to the unnamed male victim who was stabbed.

Officers arrived on scene and found a male victim bleeding from...

Man arrested in bloody Walmart stabbing

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In a twist of irony, a man that was a victim of a stabbing earlier this week, stabbed a man at Gallup Walmart June 5.

Gallup Police arrested Fernando Largo, 28, of Sundance, N.M. on one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and two counts of tampering with evidence.

The call came into Gallup Police shortly before 4:30 pm, to 1650 West Maloney Ave., in reference to a man who was bleeding profusely from his head.

Patrolman Julio Yazzie was the first officer to arrive on scene and requested paramedics to treat the man's wound, according to GPD spokesperson Lt. Erin Toadlena-Pablo.

"This victim had lacerations to the head area and informed officers that he was stabbed by a...

Weekly Police Activity Reports

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Gallup, May 16

Drug charges were placed against an inmate at the McKinley County Adult Detention Center on May 16 after drugs were found on his person during a routine search.

Correction officials said Sean Torres, no age given, of Gallup, was found to have a small bag in the waistband of his underwear during the morning inspection. Inside the bag, guards said they found what appeared to be suboxone, an illegal narcotic.

Torres claimed the bag was not his but charges of possession of a dangerous drug were made.



Gallup, May 15

The McKinley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fire that totally destroyed a car on Cousins Road on May...


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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, 34, of St. Michaels, he noticed signs that Roan was intoxicated. He asked Roan if he would agree to take the standard field sobriety test.

Roan asked why since he knew Guerrero smell alcohol on his breath. But he agreed to take the test anyway and failed. He refused to take the breath alcohol test.

Since Roan was arrested in a section of the highway that was on...

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.

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