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Local drug dealer arrested during raid

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Gallup Police Department’s narcotics and K9 teams netted 78 grams of heroin when they conducted a drug raid Oct. 6 at David Grijalva’s residence, 104 S. First Street, Apt. 6.

Grijalva, 63, was part of a three-month long investigation, in which during that time he allegedly  sold drugs to undercover narcotics...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Davis Jameson

9/25, 12:37 am

2nd DWI, Aggravated

Davis Jameson made a sudden left turn onto Basilio, from Aztec, right in front of Gallup Police Department Officer Douglas Hoffman. The sudden turn forced Hoffman to slam on his brakes. According to the report, Hoffman stopped the car and conducted a traffic stop. Davis smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot watery eyes.

Hoffman asked Davis, if he’d had anything to drink and Davis said that he hadn’t. Later, Davis admitted to having three Fire Balls, the report stated.

During the field sobriety tests Davis reportedly swayed from side to side, failed to follow instructions, and fell over. Davis agreed to take a...

Lujan Grisham calls for action on gun violence

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In a fundraising email to supporters, an “angry” and “frustrated” U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham called for “common sense” action to curb gun violence.

In the email, from her Friends of Michelle campaign committee; Lujan Grisham notes a Washington Post article that showed there have been more mass shootings so far this year than days in the year.

The Washington Post has been tracking shootings with multiple people injured or killed, such as the Los Altos Skate Park shooting that left one dead, one paralyzed and several others injured. Other counts only list those with multiple people killed.

Lujan Grisham said that the “gun culture” in the United States helps...

President Begaye welcomed NANA Development Corporation

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. —Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye met with representatives of the NANA Development Corporation on Oct. 6.

NANA Development Corporation is an Alaska Native Corporation that has more than 14,000 shareholders who are comprised mainly of tribal or village members.

President of NANA Development Corporation, Helvi Sandvik, said the purpose of their visit was to familiarize themselves with the Navajo Nation and look for mutual business opportunities.

“The NANA Corporation aims to improve our community member’s lifestyles while creating economic opportunity and helping people achieve their goals,” Sandvik said. “We strive to help ourselves and Native people...

Millions for tribal prevention programs

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Funds allocated for suicide, domestic violence and drugs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Oct. 7, U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that several New Mexico Tribes and organizations will be receiving a total of $4.4 million over five years, for prevention programs.

The money will be used to prevent suicide, fight drug abuse, and combat domestic violence through the Indian Health Service’s Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative, and Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative programs. The MSPI program provides support for Tribal communities to develop culturally appropriate prevention and treatment methods for suicide and drug abuse, particularly methamphetamine...

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