A McFarland man is facing several charges after police say he stabbed one of their officers in the face with a large kitchen knife following a domestic dispute. Sergeant Jerrod Place says 24-year-old Martin Hernandez was asked to step out of a residence on Melgar Avenue Thursday afternoon.  The officer is expected to be okay, Hernandez was arrested after barricading himself inside, his mother was stabbed in the arm with a metal fork but declined medical aid.

Chuck Allen