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Posted on: April 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Suspect in double stabbing is in custody and charged with aggravated battery.

Photo of Paula Gaitan and the words in custody written on the photo.

On April 23, 2018, at approximately 4:12 pm, the Greater Idaho Fugitive Task Force located Paula Gaitan at a Nampa residence and she was taken into custody without incident.  
Paula Gaitan was booked into the Canyon County Jail on two counts of Aggravated Battery.  During the course of the investigation, it was learned that the victims were acquainted with one another; however, their relationship was not close.
At this time this does not appear to be a gang or drug related crime.  The case is still under investigation.
Also, please note the time of the incident last night was reported at 10:46 pm when in actuality it happened at 8:46 pm.  
If anyone has further information about the stabbing, they are asked to contact the Nampa Police at 465-2257 Information can also be given anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS or on the internet at

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