37-year-old Diana Marie Rivera had a domestic disturbance with her husband, Ramon Ramirez Rivera, in the early hours of January 24th. Officers were dispatched to Century Farms Hospital, where Ramon reported that his wife struck him four times in the face and five times with a cell phone. This resulted in multiple scratches on his ears and face. Then, Ramon said Diana also destroyed two side view mirrors on his pick-up truck. Many Melgar Marcia witnessed Diana destroying the mirrors on Ramon’s vehicle. Officers observed the injuries, and his ripped shirt was consistent with a struggle. Mrs. Rivera was taken into custody for vandalism and domestic assault on February 9th.
20-year-old Leah Johnson was booked on January 8th after kicking a security officer at Southern Hills Hospital. On December 16th, Kenneth Thomas, a security officer with Blueline security, advised officers that he told Leah Johnson to exit from the patient area of the hospital. Johnson refused to leave and kicked Thomas in the chest when he detained her to escort her out of the hospital. Due to Thomas not sustaining any visible injuries, Johnson qualified for citation. Leah Johnson was booked on the citation of assault on January 8th.
31-year-old Yalmar Talavera was jailed on October 27th after causing an accident on I-24. When officers arrived on the scene, they noticed Talavera had bloodshot eyes, unsteady balance on his feet, and smelled strongly of alcohol. Through investigation, Talavera admitted to drinking three beers before driving. He then performed poorly on sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
Officer Brookshaw responded to Wallace Rd. regarding an intoxicated person on October 5th. Upon arrival, Officer Brookshaw observed that MNPD Lieutenant Vaughn had 57-year-old Leonard Johnson detained for an investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol. Through investigation, it was discovered that Johnson had been operating a vehicle in a motel parking lot and showed visible signs of intoxication. Johnson claimed due to arthritis, he was not able to do certain tasks from the sobriety test before performing poorly on the majority of them, resulting in being taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.