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Police Blotter: Tohatchi man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of minor

Donald Norton, 46, of Tohatchi, pled guilty Thursday in federal court here to felony information charging him with sexually abusing a minor child.

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Police Report: Former chapter employee gets probation

Derek D. Smith, 32, of Sanostee, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in federal court in Albuquerque,Êto a two-year term of probation for embezzling money from an Indian tribal organization.

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Police Blotter: Man pleads guilty to sex abuse

Manuel Tsosie, 37, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Gallup, N.M., pleaded guilty Monday in federal court here to a child sexual abuse charge.

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Police Blotter: Three brothers arrested on murder, assault charges

ALBUQUERQUE — Three brothers, all enrolled members of the Navajo Nation, were arrested last week on a criminal complaint charging them with murder and assault offenses arising out of a

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Police Blotter: Ramah police, corrections officers take oath of office

Several new police and corrections officers and dispatchers were officially sworn in to serve in the Ramah Navajo Agency

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Police Blotter: Man wanted on drug charges captured

MCKINLEY COUNTY – On Jan. 30, around 8:30 p.m., New Mexico Motor Transportation Police Department officers working the Gallup Port of Entry arrested a suspect wanted by the U.S. Marshals

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Police Blotter: 46-year-old Calif. man dies at Arizona Snowbowl

Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives are investigating the death of a 46-year-old man from California who died Jan. 18, 2015, while skiing at the Arizona Snowbowl

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Wife accused of stabbing husband

A domestic violence incident in Gallup on Dec. 18 sent one Window Rock man to Gallup Indian Medical Center while his wife of two months went to county jail, accused of stabbing him.

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Police Blotter: Shiprock man sentenced to 11 years

Peterson Yazzie, 34, who resides in Shiprock, has been sentenced in federal district court here to 11 years in federal prison for his conviction on firearms and stalking charges. Yazzie will be on supervised release for five years after completing his prison sentence.

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Shiprock man sentenced to 30 years for 3 deaths in drunk driving crash

Tillman Naskia Begaye, 33, was sentenced on Friday to 30 years in federal prison for his conviction on three counts of second-degree murder.