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Gallup Police make arrests in two stabbing cases

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Gallup police investigated two stabbings on March 1 that were connected to each other.

Patrolman Jeremy Shirley said he was dispatched to Allsup’s on Arnold Street about 10 pm in connection with a reported stabbing.

When he got there, he found Zachery Lee bent over, holding his chest. He said he had been stabbed...

Weekly Police Activity Reports

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COURTHOUSE BOMB THREAT

Gallup, March 11

The district courthouse was cleared for a couple of hours on March 11 after an employee received a bomb threat.

The employee said the person was going to blow everyone up and then hung up. Police secured the building and using canines searched the building, but found no bomb.

MORTUARY BREAK-IN

Tse Bonito, March 11

McKinley County Sheriff deputies received a report on March 11 from Tse Bonito Mortuary that someone had been in the building over the weekend.

An official told deputies she looked at a surveillance tape and discovered that someone had entered the building just before it was closed up on March 8. That person hid behind a sofa...

Weekly Police Activity Reports

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COURTHOUSE BOMB THREAT

Gallup, March 11

The district courthouse was cleared for a couple of hours on March 11 after an employee received a bomb threat.

The employee said the person was going to blow everyone up and then hung up. Police secured the building and using canines searched the building, but found no bomb.

MORTUARY BREAK-IN

Tse Bonito, March 11

McKinley County Sheriff deputies received a report on March 11 from Tse Bonito Mortuary that someone had been in the building over the weekend.

An official told deputies she looked at a surveillance tape and discovered that someone had entered the building just before it was closed up on March 8. That person hid behind a sofa...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Lathanine Tsosie

March 12, 11:23 am

DWI

McKinley County Deputy Clayton Etsitty said he was called upon to assist in a pursuit of a vehicle that failed to yield at a traffic stop.

The vehicle was finally stopped on the Old Zuni Road where Etsitty confronted the driver, who was standing near his vehicle trying to maintain his balance. Etsitty said Tsosie, 45, of Ganado, said he was headed home.

Because he was not able to maintain his balance, Etsitty used eye and verbal tests to determine his sobriety. But when he began, he said Tsosie began walking away, saying he wanted to go home.

Etsitty told him he was being detained and when he began giving the test, Tsosie got upset...

Look before you answer

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DEA warns of increase of scam calls

EL PASO, TX - The Drug Enforcement Administration warns the public to be careful of telephone calls from criminals posing as DEA agents or other law enforcement personnel threatening arrest and prosecution for supposed violations of federal drug laws or involvement in drug-trafficking activities.

The DEA says it continues to receive reports from the general public and practitioners indicating that they have received calls threatening legal action if an exorbitant fine is not paid immediately over the phone. The callers typically identify themselves as DEA personnel and instruct their victims to pay the “fine” via wire transfer to avoid arrest...

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