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Former Sun cops reporter found deceased in home

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The Gallup Police Department is investigating the death of two individuals who were found dead this past weekend at 613 West Hill Ave.

They have been identified as Richard Boss, 62, address unknown, and Naomi Chan, 38, of Gallup.

Chan worked as a police reporter for the Gallup Sun for a brief period in 2017. She had moved...

Two bodies discovered at Hill Avenue residence

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Gallup Police Department responded to 600 block of West Hill Avenue, in reference to a deceased person discovered at a residence shortly after noon June 30.Gallup Police Detectives and the Office of the Medical Investigator were called to the scene. While examining the scene, detectives located another deceased body at the home. Detectives ceased their investigation to apply for a search warrant. Once a search warrant was obtained, Detectives and OMI continued their investigation. The second body appeared to have been deceased for a length of time when compared to the first body located. The State Police Crime Scene Unit out of Las Cruces assisted with processing the crime scene...

DWI suspect crashes into residence

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Gallup Police have arrested a man after he reportedly crashed into a house on Mazon Avenue and Patton Drive in Gallup June 29.


The suspect, Kintuck Howard, was charged with his second DWI and for failure to give immediate notice of accident.


Gallup Police Captain Marinda Spencer said police were responding to a call in the Mossman area about a man who was driving carelessly.


A pursuit began and was cancelled because the driver was going through residential areas and there was a fear that someone could be hurt.


A little later, police were called to a house on Mazon Avenue where someone had crashed into the west wall of the building. The man fled the scene but was later...

DWI Death: Family seeks justice for tragic loss

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RELIVING the pain of a DAUGHTER gone

The Livingstons were a tight-knit family due in large part to Raven Livingston. She was described by her family as talkative, caring, and a friend to many people. She would do whatever was necessary to help her family and friends be happy.

However, she did not live to see her 26th birthday. Raven was killed in a collision with an alleged drunk driver on Dec. 31 of last year.

Jeulina Livingston, Raven’s mother, recalls hearing sirens that night but did not pay it much attention until Raven had been gone too long.

“She just went to the movies and never came home,” Jeulina Livingston said through tears.

Jeulina Livingston works at KTNN...

Weekly Police Activity Reports

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6/16, Gallup

You meet all kinds of people at motels in Gallup, including people like Euronika Descheny.

Descheny, 26, of Gallup got into an argument on June 16 with the manager of the Zia Motel, 915 East Highway 66 and came out of it being arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal damage to property.

Gallup Patrolman Daniel Brown was dispatched to the motel just after midnight because of a complaint by the owner and manager of the motel, Bilweshkumar Patel. When he got to the motel, Patel appeared to be afraid and the person he was afraid of was Descheny.

Patel told Brown that he found Descheny in one of the rooms and told her she had to...

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