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Fatal shooting on Rim Rock Drive

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

Officers arrived on scene and discovered a man 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...

Chinle man sentenced to 16 years for second degree murder

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A man from Chinle, Ariz. has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for second degree murder.

On July 12, Rogche Yoe Begay, 25, was sentenced to his time in prison by United States District Judge Diane J. Humetewa. Begay previously pleaded guilty to second degree murder.

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On July 12, Rogche Yoe Begay, 25, of Chinle, Ariz., was sentenced by United States District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 16 years in prison. Begay previously pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder.

On July 16, 2019, Begay stabbed a man with a knife, killing him. The crime occurred on the Navajo Nation, where Begay is an enrolled member.

The FBI and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety conducted...


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Featured DWI

Harris John Harvey

June 14, 4:48 pm

Aggravated DWI (Third)

A red Chevrolet pickup truck was parked in the middle of the road with the driver, Harris John Harvey, 45, of Iyanbito, slumped at the wheel, which led to Gallup Police being called to the scene.

Officer Matthew Strandy was dispatched to the site of the truck at the intersection of Second Street and Maloney Avenue. Upon arriving, he approached the truck and found two males asleep inside with a case of Bud Light between them and an open container of Bud Light in the cup holder. The driver, Harvey, was asleep at the wheel with his foot on the brake and while the vehicle was still in “drive.”


NMSP operation nets thousands of fentanyl pills

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Santa Fe County, N.M. - A recent New Mexico State Police operation has taken thousands of fentanyl pills off the streets and led to the arrest of two Santa Fe residents.

On July 6, a New Mexico State Police officer was surveilling Cooks Road in Santa Fe, in reference to suspected criminal activity, when he observed suspicious behavior outside a closed auto shop.

The officer observed an individual accessing a Honda CRV outside the closed shop several times. When the officer attempted to speak with the individual he fled on foot and the officer gave chase. After a brief foot chase a male, identified as Leandro Anaya, 38, of Santa Fe, was taken into custody. During the arrest, a female...

Burglary suspect

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Gallup Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a vehicle that was allegedly involved in a burglary.

The burglary happened at Catholic Charities on July 19. If you have any information, call Metro Dispatch at (505) 722-2002. Reference Case # 22-28979.

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