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Carl Joe Tso

Oct. 15, 12:15 am

Aggravated DWI (Third)

Reckless driving led to a Mentmore man, Carl Joe Tso, 43, being arrested and charged with his third DWI.

A witness advised Metro Dispatch they had seen a gold GMC Yukon that ran the flashing red lights near the intersection of South Second...

Revised event permit limits will include health, safety criteria

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Events held in city parks next year will have to meet a few new standards the city plans to impose to limit crowds, noise and intrusion into surrounding neighborhoods.

In the past, permits have only addressed food preparation and things that directly affect city property, such as street closures for block parties, or security when alcohol will be served.

“We treat all of the venues where special events may occur the same. There is really nothing in [the existing ordinance] that explicitly allows tailoring of the permit to the reality of a specific venue,” City Attorney Curtis Hayes said.

The new rules will take into consideration factors like anticipated attendance and event...

NMSP investigating homicide on UNM campus

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ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was recently requested to investigate a homicide on the main campus of the University of New Mexico.

State Police investigators learned that at around 3 am on Nov. 19  there was an altercation between a 19-year-old male and a 21-year-old male.  During the altercation, both individuals sustained gunshot wounds.  The 19-year-old was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Office of the Medical Investigator and the 21-year-old male was transported to an area hospital for treatment.  His current condition is not known.

The 19-year-old will not be identified until the next of kin has been properly notified.


Tse Bonitio man indicted for sexual abuse

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ALBUQUERQUE – An 84 year old man from Tse Bonito, N.M.,  was recently indicted for sexual abuse.

The alleged incidents happened back in 1988 and 2000, but the man, Tom Tso, a member of the Navajo Nation, was indicted by a grand jury on Nov. 9.

According to the indictment, between Aug. 4, 1998, and Oct. 11, 2000, Tso, 84, allegedly engaged in and attempted to engage in sexual acts with a victim, identified as Jane Doe, who was physically incapable of declining to participate in, and communicating unwillingness to engage in, that sexual act. Jane Doe is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, and the alleged assault occurred on the Navajo Nation.

Alexander M.M. Uballez, United...

Train hits pedestrian laying on tracks

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An unidentified person was struck by a train passing through Gallup on Nov. 8.

Around 10 am that day, Metro Dispatch received a call about the incident. Gallup Police officers immediately drove out to the scene at the intersection of Allison Road and West Highway 66.

In an interview with the Sun, GPD Captain Erin Toadlena-Pablo explained what the GPD was able to assess by looking at the scene.

“It looks like this individual had walked out onto the tracks and laid down and was struck by a train,” Toadlena-Pablo said.

The person was declared dead at the scene.

The train was able to come to an eventual stop after hitting the individual.

Toadlena-Pablo said the person did not have...
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