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Hotevilla man sentenced in stabbing

Ronald Talashoma, 37, of Hotevilla, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to a total of 81 months of imprisonment.

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Police Blotter: Piñon brothers sentenced in kidnapping

PHOENIX — This week, two brothers were sentenced for their respective roles in the kidnapping and assault of three women, including a juvenile. Milfred James, 32, of Piñon, Arizona, was

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Police Blotter: Crownpoint man gets 10 years for assault

Edwin C. Johnson, 36, of Crownpoint, was sentenced May 4 in federal court in Albuquerque, to 10 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for an assault conviction, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney’s office.

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Police Blotter: Dollar General employee arrested for selling meth

On Dec. 9, 2015, Apache County Special Crimes Enforcement Team detectives had received information that a Dollar General employee identified as Daniella Bencomo was selling methamphetamine to people at the Dollar General store in Eagar, Ariz.

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Police Blotter: NM man sentenced to 14 months in prison for assaulting 2-year-old

Gregory Kyle Chavez Jr., 29, a resident and member of San Felipe Pueblo, N.M., was sentenced Jan. 7 in federal court in Albuquerque, to 14 months in prison for his assault conviction

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Police Blotter: Fleeing scene charges pending against Navajo police officer

Officials for the Gallup Police Department are still saying that a Navajo police woman will be charged for fleeing the scene of an accident that occurred within the city limits on Dec. 27.

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Police Blotter: Fruitland resident gets 6 years in prison for manslaughter

Farrell Bowman, 29, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Fruitland, N.M., was sentenced Dec. 1 in federal court in Albuquerque, to six years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.

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Police Blotter: Body found near Flagstaff

On Nov. 5 at approximately 9:10 a.m., a woman contacted several Arizona Department of Public Safety officers on North Highway 89 and told them she found the body of a deceased person at a temporary campsite off of Fat Manus Loop Trail, according to a news release from the Coconino County Sheriffus Office.

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Police Blotter: Team seizes half-pound of meth

Detectives located one half pound of methamphetamine, one handgun, and drug paraphernalia, numerous false identification cards, drivers licenses, and numerous altered credit cards.

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Police Blotter: James’ trial for second-degree murder begins Tuesday

James, 22, of Phoenix, has been accused of second-degree murder in the death of an Iyanbito woman in July, 2014.