Errick Townsend, 40, was booked into the Cochise County jail on suspicion of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, said Sierra Vista police on April 1.

On March 31, the stabbing victim contacted a police officer and reported that he had been stabbed in the stomach. The stabbing occurred near Judd Street and Busby Drive. Officers found the crime scene nearby, in front of Townsend's residence, said police.

During the investigation, detectives interviewed Townsend and served a search warrant at his home, which lead to the drug charges, police said.

Detectives continue to investigate the stabbing. No charges have been filed in that incident.