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Football Coach Arrested for Burglary in McKinley County

Written by Officer Dusty Francisco 10/7/2019
McKinley County, NM- On October 2, 2019, New Mexico State Police was notified of a Burglary at Miyamura High School in Gallup, NM.

During the investigation, State Police Uniform officers viewed video evidence that showed a male subject, enter the locker room at Miyamura High School and take money from a football player’s wallet. Officers identified the male subject as John D. Roanhoaus (42) of Clovis, NM who is the head football coach at Miyamura High School.

On Friday, October 4th, 2019 an arrest warrant was issued for John D. Roanhaus. Roanhaus was arrested on Saturday, October 5th without incident. He was booked into the McKinley County Detention Center in Gallup, NM. Roanhaus was charged with the following:
  • Burglary (4th Degree Felony)
  • Larceny (Petty Misdemeanor)