On Dec. 20, HCSO arrested Thomas Barajas Mercado, age 53, on two felony counts of lewdness with a child under 14. Bail $500,000.
On Dec. 22, WPD arrested Heather Adams, age 25, on felony charges of grand larceny, probation violation and child endangerment. Bail $15,000.
On Dec. 24, NHP arrested Yvonne Johnson on two counts of failure to maintain travel lane, four counts of DUI-alcohol and drugs, open container of alcohol in the vehicle and driving while license revoked for DUI.
On Dec. 23, HCSO arrested David Blain Avera, age 49, on felony charges of sex offender failure to register, ex felon in possession of a firearm, illegal possession of a stun gun, possession of a dangerous weapon and suspended registration. Bail $47,855. He was booked in Pershing County.
On Dec. 24, NHP arrested Vitaliy N. Moshkovskiy for speeding 22 miles an hour over the limit and driving while license suspended or revoked for a DUI in California. Bail $1,465.
On Dec. 24, HCSO arrested Juan Alvarez, age 31, on misdemeanor charges of DUI-2. Bail $1,650.
On Dec. 25, HCSO arrested Mark Pruitt, age 31, on misdemeanor charges of DUI-1 and speeding. Bail $1,255.