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Police Blotter: Woman arrested for battery on police officer

A verbal argument turned physical early Saturday morning ending with Gallup police arresting the girlfriend of a Gallup police officer for aiming his service rifle at him and holding him on a bed.

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Police Blotter: Officer on leave for allegedly disturbing the peace

A Navajo Nation Police officer with the Crownpoint District, Michael Peshlakai, was arrested for allegedly disturbing the peace.

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Police Blotter: Church Rock man pleads guilty to manslaughter

Randy Payton, 35, of Church Rock, New Mexico, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in federal district court here on Tuesday.

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Police Blotter: Man shot to death in Window Rock

The Window Rock Police District, along with the FBI, are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Monday morning.

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Police Blotter: Home invasion in Tuba City, armed robbery in Tohatchi, pedestrian struck and killed in Shiprock

The Navajo Nation Police is reporting several incidents that have occurred around the Navajo Nation.

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Body found near Gallup airport

GALLUP Gallup city police reported Monday the discovery of a badly composed body by a city street crew about a quarter mile west of the airport in an arroyo near

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Police Blotter: Tuba City man sentenced to prison for assault

Citing a history of continued violence, U.S. District Court Judge Paul Rosenblatt April 26 sentenced a Tuba City man to 37 months in federal prison on two counts of assault resulting in serious bodily harm.

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Police Report: Okla. residents charged in police-shooting incident

Two Oklahoma residents have been charged in connection with the incident on April 7 in which a man was shot by a New Mexico State Police officer.

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Police Blotter: Shiprock man sentenced to 10 years for shooting incident 

On Tuesday, a federal judge sentenced Norman Yazzie, a 25-year-old Shiprock resident, to 10 years in prison for discharging a firearm during a crime of violence.