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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 Ave. 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...

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 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 Case...

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...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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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.”

After...

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...

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