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.
Al Shonnie Ben, 40, of Tuba City was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping.
Three Navajo brothers will be in prison for a total of more than 18 years in connection with a murder and an aggravated assault that occurred last March in Fruitland, New Mexico.
Police Blotter: Mexican national sentenced to federal prison for trafficking meth on the Navajo Nation
Luis Rangel Arce, 45, a Mexican national unlawfully in the U.S., was sentenced in federal court in Albuquerque, to 87 months in prison for his methamphetamine trafficking conviction.
Ferguson Pierce, 52, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Farmington, was sentenced this week in federal court in Santa Fe, to 210 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for his conviction on an aggravated sexual abuse charge.