July 30

Patrick Mendoza, 21, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for aggravated DWI, careless driving and speeding near Paseo del Volcan and Broadmoor Blvd.

Martin Garza, 50, of Albuquerque, was arrested for criminal trespass at Walgreens on Northern Blvd.

Juan Aguer-Esparza, 31, of Albuquerque, was arrested for shoplifting and conspiracy to shoplift at Target on Crestview Drive.

Carolina Guzman-Vasquez, 29, of Albuquerque, was arrested for shoplifting and conspiracy to shoplift at Target on Crestview Drive.

Phillip Benavidez, 31, of Albuquerque, was arrested for assault upon a peace officer and two counts of resisting, evading or obstructing an officer near an unlisted address in Rio Rancho.

July 31

Brandon Palmer, 34, of Albuquerque, was arrested for aggravated fleeing law enforcement and conspiracy to commit shoplifting at Target on Crestview Drive.

Garrett Wheeler, 38, of Virginia, was arrested for receiving or transferring stolen motor vehicles, shoplifting, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of possession of an altered, forged or fictitious license at Target on Crestview Drive.

Raven Salazar, 26, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for aggravated battery, criminal damage to property and DWI near Uranium Drive.

Aug. 1

Francisco Gonzales, 33, of Albuquerque, was arrested for shoplifting at Home Depot on US 550.

Ambrosia Bustamante, 26, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for battery of a household member and and interference with communications near Northern Meadows.

Cheryl Gonzales, 23, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for four counts of abuse of a child and battery against a household member near Arrowhead Ridge Drive.

Aug. 2

Sean Smith, 38, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and four counts of child abuse near Arrowhead Ridge Drive.

Aug. 3

John Sais, 62, of Albuquerque, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, driving while license revoked and transfer of vehicle not previously registered near NM 528.

Aug. 4

George Romero, 41, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for driving while license revoked, illegible registration plate and evidence of registration near the Circle K on Southern Blvd.

Aug. 5

Kelsi Pando, 31, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for battery against a household member near Cortina Loop.

Meghan Flanertry, 38, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for criminal damage to the property of a household member near Cleary Loop.

Brandon Chama, 22, of Rio Rancho, was arrested for battery against a household member near Caprock Court.

Editor’s note: Defendants are innocent until proven guilty. Anyone named here who has charges dismissed or is acquitted can bring the paperwork documenting that outcome by the Observer’s new location, 2316 Southern Blvd. Suite B, or email copies to [email protected]. The information will then be printed in this space.