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  • Update: Murder Suspect Arrested

    Raheem Benally was later identified as the suspect and a warrant was issued for his arrest on charges of second degree murder and tampering with evidence. Detectives learned he was in the Shiprock area and obtained an extradition warrant approved by the Navajo Nation. Farmington police took Benally into custody without incident around 7:00 this evening. He was transported to the San Juan County Detention Center where he was booked on the warrant.

  • Repeat Offender back in Custody, Frustrated Sheriff Speaks Out

    Walker took a plea deal on October 24th, 2017 where he plead guilty on the five felony charges of conspiracy to commit larceny, conspiracy to commit burglary of a motor vehicle, aggravated assault upon a peace officer with a deadly weapon, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and criminal damage to property; Walker was lightly sentenced and released from custody with a conditional discharge and five years of supervised probation by Judge Dean. A conditional discharge means that if Walker could abide by his probation and terms of release, his felony convictions would ultimately be dismissed. In l

  • Carpenter Retires, Stark is New County CEO

    Mike Stark currently serves as County Operations Officer and has for the last eight years under CEO Kim Carpenter. Carpenter has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2018.

  • Driver Charged after Fatal Crash

    The initial investigation indicated a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Shaydell Pete-Light (21) of Farmington, NM was traveling north on State Road 371 when for unknown reasons drove off the roadway causing the vehicle to roll. The passenger Jasmine Lynn Curley (19) of Kayenta, AZ who was not wearing a seatbelt was ejected and sustained fatal injuries.

  • Student Housing Coming to San Juan College

    The facility will be located west of Education Drive.  The approximately 376-bed facility will be constructed on a portion of the existing Fire Tower Training Facility. The tower is being relocated to the Hutton Street Campus.

  • Update: Tests Show No Impact from Spill

    San Juan County Officials, The City of Farmington, and Emergency Management met with BP America to discuss the results of sampling from the Animas River spill. No traces of Hydrocarbons were found. All samples from the Animas river met EPA Standards.


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