FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GALLUP, NM (March 19, 2020) – The Gallup Municipal Court will be closing to the public effective
March 19th, 2020, until further notice. This closure is necessary to continue to reduce the risk of
spreading the novel coronavirus (COVID‐19) in meeting spaces. The closure of the Municipal Court
delays all action on hearings and court appearances until further notice.
Scheduled traffic court appearances will now be addressed via telephone. Please call 863‐4469 between
the hours of 9:00 am ‐11:00 am and 2:00‐ 3:00 pm to speak with the Judge about your citations.
Scheduled trials will be canceled until further notice and the courts will be working closely with local
legal counsel to reschedule any hearings. All officers that had received subpoenas for court appearances
will be reissued subpoenas once hearings are rescheduled.
Please call the Municipal Court at (505) 863‐4469 with any questions between the hours of 7am and