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Weekly Police Activity Report

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A lighter load than normal for issuing warrants but the two law enforcement entities assures all county and city mice that the paperwork deficit just idled through the week and there is no let-up in sight for those wishing to evade the long reach of justice.


GPD Warrants

Israel Angel (Municipal Court), Fidel Apache...

Rollover Crash on 602

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Sundance man pleads guilty to sex abuse charge

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ALBUQUERQUE – Mark Silva, 48, of Sundance, N.M., pled guilty Oct. 12, in federal court in Albuquerque to a sexual abuse charge. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Silva will be sentenced to 60 months of imprisonment followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court. Silva will also be required to register as a sex offender.

Silva was arrested on April 4, on an indictment charging him with sexual abuse on May 1, 2016, on the Navajo Indian Reservation in McKinley County.

During the proceedings, Silva pled guilty to the indictment and admitted that on May 1, 2016, he sexually abused a Navajo woman. Silva further admitted that he engaged in the sexual act...

Shiprock man sentenced to prison for assaulting a federal tribal officer

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ALBUQUERQUE – Abner Joe, 55, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Shiprock, N.M., was sentenced Oct. 12, in federal court in Albuquerque to 33 months in prison for assaulting a federal officer. Joe will be on supervised release for three years after completing his prison sentence.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety arrested Joe on Aug. 10, 2016, on a criminal complaint charging him with assaulting a federal officer.  According to the complaint, Joe assaulted a NNDPS officer on Aug. 4, 2016, by spitting on her and threatening her with a hammer and a wooden board.  At the time, the officer was commissioned as a Special Federal Officer by the...


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Melvin Harvey

8:18 pm, 10.09.17

Agg. DWI, 1st Offense

McKinley County Sheriff’s Deputy Garylle James made contact with Melvin Harvey, 52, when Metro called for a deputy to attend the site of an accident on Cousins Road, about a quarter mile west of Highway 602. The calling party and his sister both filled out witness statements of what they had seen.

The driver was so intoxicated that he could not perform any part of the field sobriety test and was arrested immediately.

The driver did agree to take a breath test at the MCSO but the readings of 0.28 and 0.26 only ensured the aggravated tag stayed in place.

Harvey was transported to the McKinley County Detention Center and...

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