By: ABQRAW staff
Posted: 5/18/2022 at 8:50PM
On May 18th, 2022, Albuquerque Police and Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the Bosque near Second St. NW reference reports of multiple fires in the area.
APD's air unit was able to locate the suspect in the area. The woman was identified as Cristina Castorena-Noble. On the ground officers apprehended her and arrested her. According to a criminal complaint, Castorena-Noble told officers "Fuck you guys and I hope you die." She also kicked one of the officers who was taking her into custody.
AFR was able to get the fire under control by the afternoon.
Castorena-Noble has an extensive criminal record dating back 1999 with charges of assault on police officers and lighting fires.
In this most recent case she is being charged with arson and assaulting a police officer.