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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.

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Police Blotter: Shirley brothers sentenced for murder and assault

Maynard Shirley, 38, one of three brothers arrested in connection with a murder last year in Fruitland, N.M. was sentenced Tuesday to 42 months in prison followed by three years of supervised probation.

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Police Blotter: Shiprock man gets 3 years in assault on officer

A Shiprock man was given 37 months in prison Thursday in federal district court for assaulting a Navajo policeman.

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Police Blotter: Arrest made in 2013 murder

Winslow police announced last week that they have arrested a 34-year-old man for the 2013 murder of Tenisha Yolyma.

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Police Blotter: Child pornographer gets 30 years

A Gallup man accused of possession and distributing child pornography was given a 30-year sentence in a Gallup district court Friday.

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Police Blotter: Pollice seek help identifying body

The Gallup Police Department is asking for the public help in the identification of a body of a Native American female that was found in Gallup Thursday morning.

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Police Blotter: ‘Consistently violent’ Tuba City man sentenced to 30 years

Al Shonnie Ben, 40, of Tuba City was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping.