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The New Mexico State Police responded to an officer-involved shooting April 16 near Prewitt, that left one person deceased — a suspect in an out-of-state homicide.
Gibson Benally, 53, of Chinle, Arizona, was found unresponsive during a security and welfare check at Coconino County Detention Center in Flagstaff.
Vincent Roy Tsosie, Jr., 28, of Tuba City, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan M. Brnovich to concurrent life sentences April 13.
On March 2, a Navajo County Sheriff’s Deputy, assigned to patrol the Navajo and Hopi Reservations, was requested to assist Navajo Nation Police Department with a burglary that occurred at the Rocky Ridge Market in Kykotsmovi Village.
Authorities say Arizona state troopers have arrested a man wanted in connection with a Tennessee killing after a pursuit on Interstate 40 near Winslow.
Three men were arrested on drug charges Feb. 3, near Kayenta, Arizona, after a traffic stop by law enforcement.
On Oct. 21, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received two 911 calls from the same phone number and when answered, the caller hung up.
Roberta Ann Watchman was reported missing by her grandmother on June 18, 2021. She was last seen with her father, Ozzy Watchman, a registered sex offender from Sawmill, Arizona.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the death of David Russell, Jr.
A Hopi law enforcement officer is recovering after being shot Feb. 3 while conducting a traffic stop in the first Mesa Community.
A teacher at Winslow Junior High School has been fired and a criminal investigation has been launched following a tip from a concerned parent.
On Apr. 12, a federal grand jury filed an indictment against Kirby Cleveland, 32, a Navajo tribal member who is accused of killing Navajo Police Officer Houston James Largo.
An active shooter drill will take place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Hopi Jr./Sr. High School. The drill will include all emergency services, including law enforcement and emergency medical, fire and transportation.
On Sept. 19, the Law and Order Committee (LOC) received a report from the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety (NNDPS) regarding salary adjustments and pay scale pertaining to the 638 Contract funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for Navajo law enforcement officers.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Aug. 18, during a Law and Order Committee (LOC) hearing for the 2017 fiscal year budget, members issued a directive to increase the salary for law enforcement officers of the Nation to the proposed medium pay scale.