A stabbing during a Sunday evening fight between two brothers at the El Rematito Flea Market resulted in the arrest of 32-year-old Jose Arriola Garcia.
The stabbing was reported at 5:17 p.m. Police arrested and found a 32-year-old man bleeding from his head and arm and suffering from several lacerations on his back and side. Police learned that Arriola Garcia stabbed his brother with whom they share a rented space at the market. The suspect reportedly had been drinking all day and was so intoxicated that he urinated next to their rental space. When his brother told him to stop because he didn’t want to get kicked out of the flea market, Jose became upset and an argument turned into a shoving match. The suspect pulled out a folding box cutter knife and swung it at his brother and cutting him.
Arriola Garcia was arrested at the trailer park at 613 S. 7th Street after 7 p.m. as he slept on a swing in front of his mobile home unit. After failing to comply with commands to show his hands Officer Salinas deployed his K-9 while another officer fired two bean bag rounds. He finally followed officers’ commands. Garcia was booked for felony assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.