ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO – An Albuquerque police officer has been arrested on a domestic violence charge.
Jonathan Romero, 41, was arrested over the weekend on a misdemeanor charge of battery on a household member.
According to a criminal complaint, Romero was in an argument with his wife about their divorce at their Tijeras home. She later went to bed.
That’s when the report states that Romero went into the bedroom and tried to forcefully take her wedding ring off her finger.
Romero has been released from jail.
Police say Romero is a 14-year veteran on the force.