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On Friday, Dec. 1, at approximately 7:49 p.m., Farmington police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Laguna Avenue in reference to a man lying in the road, according to a news release from the Farmington Police Department.

Tohatchi man arrested for kidnapping, rape

Jesse Delmar, director of the Navajo Nation’s Division of Public Safety, was awarded the National Native American Law Enforcement Association’s 2017 Public Safety Director of the Year.

According to witnesses, a school board member and chapter official in Sanostee, New Mexico, has continued to serve in both her positions as late as Sunday in spite of a complaint filed against her by the Department of Diné Education for allegedly failing to disclose two alcohol-related offenses on her candidacy application.

Aaron Curley, a resident of Shiprock, was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in federal prison for stabbing his wife during an argument and only stopping when his 19-year-old son overpowered him.

Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Search and Rescue Unit conducted two search and rescue missions on the San Francisco Peaks on Oct. 11, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Navajo Nation Police, along with McKinley County Sheriff’s deputies and New Mexico State Police, helped apprehend a woman who was in Tohatchi, New Mexico, threatening people with a gun about midnight on Oct. 8.

A six-month-old Bluffdale, Utah, boy died Monday of injuries suffered in a boating accident on Lake Powell the previous evening.

WINDOW ROCK More then 1,300 calls were made to Navajo Nation Police asking for assistance during the 71st annual Navajo

A 19-year-old Gallup youth, Julian Willie, died Sunday when he reportedly hung himself in the McKinley County Adult Detention Center.