Navajo Nation Council speaker mistakenly arrested
Lawrence T. Morgan, the Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council, was mistakenly arrested by tribal police on Thursday due to outdated information in a computer system.

Morgan was pulled over for running a stop sign near the council chambers in Window Rock, Arizona, the capital of the Navajo Nation. A check of the National Crime Information Center database showed that he had an outstanding bench warrant from 1997 so he was arrested.

But the information turned out to be wrong. The warrant had been dismissed long ago, but the dismissal never showed up in the NCIS.

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Bad data leads to arrest of Speaker (The Gallup Independent 1/27)

Relevant Links:
Navajo Nation Council - http://www.navajonationcouncil.org

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