Wife of Fallen NM State Police Officer Sues for Wrongful Death

The wife of a fallen New Mexico State Police officer files a wrongful death suit against the department. KDBC reported yesterday that attorneys for Gabriella Jarrott filed the suit in Santa Fe last week. NMSP Officer Darian Jarrott was shot and killed February 4th during a traffic stop in Deming. Jarrott’s wife calls the encounter an ambush. Officer Jarrott’s wife claims in her suit that he was sent with no backup to deal with Omar Cueva, a suspect already known by NMSP to be a dangerous criminal trafficker of fentanyl and methamphetamine.