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Woman runs over another woman while trying to leave bar

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A woman was arrested after she ran over another woman’s legs while she was trying to leave the Sports Page Lounge.

On July 10, around 12:42 am, Gallup Police Officer Elijah Bowman was dispatched to the Sports Page Lounge, 1400 S. Second St., in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a car.

When he arrived at the...

FBI sees increase in school hoax threats in NM

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The FBI has seen a significant increase in hoax threats to New Mexico schools this year and wants to remind parents and students these types of threats can have serious consequences for the public and the perpetrators.

During the first six months of 2021, two school threats were reported to the Albuquerque FBI Division.

So far this year, approximately 19 have been reported, most of them hoaxes.

The FBI and its law enforcement partners have made at least three arrests in connection with these threats.

“It’s not unusual to see an uptick in hoax threats after a mass shooting in another part of the country,” Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda said. “The FBI takes every threat...

Missing elderly man

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Jimmy Owens, an 82-year-old man, has been missing since July 17. He was seen near the Economy Motel on the west side of Gallup.

Owens was last seen wearing a a black hat and orange checkered shirt. If you have seen him or know where he is, call Metro Dispatch at (505) 722-2002. Reference case # 22-28689.

Man shot at Champion Ford

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A man was shot at the Champion Ford car dealership.

On July 17, at 6:59 pm, Gallup Police Officers were called to Champion Ford, 701 W Coal Avenue, Champion Ford, because a man had been shot. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a Native American man laying in the parking lot. They saw that the man had a gunshot wound to his head.

Medical personnel transported the man to the local hospital. He was later flown to UNM Hospital in Albuquerque. The man, who has not yet been identified, is currently listed in critical condition.

Officers made contact with a Security Guard contracted by Champion Ford. He said the unidentified man allegedly brandished a knife and started...

Shooting on Rim Rock Drive

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On July 17, at 1:45 am, Gallup Police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Rim Rock Drive because a man had reportedly been shot.

Officers arrived on scene and discovered a male laying in the parking lot of the Red Hills Trailer park office. Officers saw that the male had a gunshot wound to his upper body.  Medical personnel arrived on scene where the male was transported to the local hospital, where he eventually died due to his injuries.

GPD Detectives are seeking information and witnesses.  No suspect(s) have been positively identified.  If you have any information, call Metro Dispatch at (505)722-2002 or the McKinley County Crime Stoppers at (877) 722-6161.  Reference...

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