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GPD finds a body on north side of town

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A body found on the north side of Gallup on April 8.

Around 11:30 am Gallup Police officers received a call about an unresponsive person in the area of Ninth Street and Maloney Avenue.

Upon arrival officers discovered an unidentified body. As of 12:30 pm officers will still on the scene.

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Gallup firefighter taken into custody

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The Gallup Fire Department was notified on April 5 that one of its members was placed into custody after charges were filed by the New Mexico Department of Justice. Immediately after learning of the incident the member was placed on Administrative Leave.

In a press release, the City of Gallup and the GFD stated that they are taking the allegations concerning the person seriously. The release also stated that the alleged conduct of this member does not represent the vision or mission of the City of Gallup and the GFD. The press release stated:

"The Gallup Fire Department holds its members to high standards and we have zero tolerance for any potentially unethical behavior.The Gallup...

State Police Crime Suppression Bureau continues taking criminals, guns, drugs off the streets

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The New Mexico State Police Crime Suppression Bureau continues to combat major crime issues around the state. The Bureau has specialized units that focus on recovering stolen vehicles, apprehending wanted fugitives, and arresting those involved in drug trafficking organizations. In addition, multiple agents within CSB are part of multi-agency task forces with federal and local partners.

From Jan. 1 to the end of March, members of the New Mexico State Police Crime Suppression Bureau have been making arrests and seizures throughout the state. During that time, their activity includes the following seizures and arrests:

206 felony arrests two misdemeanor arrests 77 pounds of cocaine...

Navajo Law and Order Committee discusses pressing safety issues

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. —The Law and Order Committee convened in Window Rock, Ariz., to discuss pressing matters concerning the Navajo Nation’s judicial system and public safety initiatives on March 25.

Navajo Nation Chief Justice JoAnn B. Jayne provided a detailed update on the status of the Navajo Nation Courts. She emphasized the challenges faced in managing caseloads and ensuring accurate data management. Highlighting efforts to review case management policies and implement Justware, Jayne underscored the importance of consistency and accuracy within the judicial system.

LOC Chair Eugenia Charles-Newton emphasized the need for collaboration between the Judicial Branch, Division of...

Man breaks into garage, steals $700 in items

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A man is facing charges of burglary after he stole multiple items from another man’s garage.

On March 18, around 2:45 pm, Gallup Police Officer Jarad Albert was dispatched to 913 Cascade St. in Gamerco in response to a search call for a burglary suspect. According to his report, Albert had searched the Gamerco area before he arrived at the victim’s house, but he was unable to find the suspect, who had been identified as 27-year-old Edward Isaiah Johnson.

When Albert arrived at the scene he met with the victim and a man who identified himself as Johnson’s father. The man explained that he sometimes brought his son to the victim’s house when he used to work for him. The victim...

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