Police: High school coach stole money from player’s wallet

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico head football coach is facing charges after authorities say he was spotted on video taking money from a football player’s wallet.

New Mexico State Police arrested John D. Roanhaus on Saturday following further review of the footage that show the 42-year-old coach entering the school’s locker room and grabbing the money.

Roanhaus is the head coach of Miyamura High School in Gallup, New Mexico. He has led the school since 2018.

Roanhaus is the youngest son of New Mexico Hall of Fame coach Eric Roanhaus.

It is not known if Roanhaus had an attorney.

Miyamura fell to 1-6 after a 55-14 loss at Bloomfield on Friday.

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