Editor’s note: These records identify those arrested, cited or given a summons within a specified period of time, including the charges as documented by the Rio Rancho Police Department. The City of Rio Rancho no longer provides arrest records for juveniles.

Defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty. Anyone named here who has charges dismissed or is acquitted can bring the paperwork documenting that outcome by the Observer office, 409 NM 528, Ste. 101, or email copies to [email protected]. The information will then be printed in this space.


March 21

Diego A. Villanueva, 30, Chaparral, was charged with aggravated stalking in the 1300 block of Epic Court.

John Boyer Bell, 38, Camden, S.C., was charged with attempted vehicle theft at NM 528 and US 550.

Justin Keith Burke, 39, 1800 block of Goldenflare Loop, was charged with battery on a household member at home.

Rodriguez Craig Johnson, 26, 1700 block of Darlene Road, was charged with shoplifting and resisting an officer at Walgreens, 1941 Southern Blvd.


March 22

James Andrew Valencia, 32, Santa Fe, was charged with failure to appear at Rio Rancho Municipal Court, 500 Quantum Road.


March 23

No reports received from the city for this day.


Compiled by Argen Marie Duncan.