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Three vehicle collision in downtown

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Six occupants were able to walk away uninjured from a three-vehicle collision.

In a Facebook post on Sept. 26, Gallup Fire Department stated that Crew A responded to a call of a reported vehicle collision in downtown Gallup near 300 W. Hwy. 66.

Fire crews arrived at the scene and located the three vehicles involved, one of...

Taking things too far

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Security guard fires a pellet gun at a man

A security guard for Southwest Jewelers Supply & Pawn was arrested after he allegedly shot at a man with a pellet gun.

On Sept. 4, around 4:30 pm, Gallup Police Officers Aaron Marquez and Julio Yazzie were dispatched to the business at 828 E. Historic Hwy. 66 after the store’s security guard, who was later identified as Jordan Morgan Hengel, called and said that someone was throwing rocks at him and his dog.

When Yazzie and Marquez arrived at the scene Hengel, 33, pointed out a man who was walking east of the business. Marquez went to speak to the man, and according to his police report, he noticed the man was bleeding from the face.


Fire call turns into drug bust

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Police check on situation, find woman with fentanyl

A woman was caught with fentanyl after police initially thought she was setting fires at a local business.

On Sept. 4, Gallup Police Officer Timothy Hughte was dispatched to the Home Depot at 530 Kachina St. after a woman, who was later identified as Amanda Gruber, was trying to start fires at the business.

When Hughte arrived at the scene, he was told that Gruber, 38, was headed toward Walmart (1650 W. Maloney Ave.). Sgt. Terrance Peyketewa was able to talk to her, and she said she hadn’t stopped at Home Depot, but had merely been walking through the parking lot. She gave her identity “just in case [the police] needed her...

Weekly DWI Report

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Featured DWI

Marcia Whitehorse

July 25, 10:30 pm

Aggravated DWI (Third)

A Smith Lake driver, Marcia Whitehorse, 39, tried to pass through a DWI Task Force checkpoint and ended up being arrested and charged with her third DWI.

New Mexico State Police Officer Joe Roanhorse was working a McKinley County Task Force Checkpoint near mile marker 5.5 of Highway 371 in Thoreau. A white Toyota Yaris pulled into the checkpoint, and when Roanhorse went to speak to the driver he reportedly noticed the odor of an intoxicating liquor in the vehicle.

Roanhorse also noted an open container of Budweiser behind the front passenger seat. The driver, Whitehorse, produced a New Mexico ID...

Silver Alert for Sept. 19

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The Gallup Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Casey Gene Lee. Lee is 59 years old and from Window Rock, Arizona.

Lee is six feet tall and weighs about 210 pounds. He has brown eyes and black and white hair. He was last seen wearing a light green jacket, blue jeans, and brown boots.  He has a tattoo on his left arm with his name and “Antalena” along with a heart and rose.

He was last seen leaving Gallup Indian Medical Center during the evening of Sept. 12.

His destination and travel method are unknown, but he is believed to be in the Gallup area.

Anyone with any information regarding this Silver Alert is asked to contact the Gallup Police Department...
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