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ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

July 27

INTOXICATED SUBJECT

2:46 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 200 block of West Missouri Avenue in reference to an intoxicated subject.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

5:52 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1100 block of South First Street in reference to suspicious activity.

LARCENY

7:19 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 301 E. Main St. in reference to larceny.

June 26

ARRESTS

5:54 p.m. – Arturo Derrick Duarte, 29, of Artesia, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and interference with officers.

6:30 p.m. – John Anthony Sosa, 42, of Artesia, arrested and charged with unlawful use of a license.

ACCIDENT

8:46 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 100 block of North Eighth Street in reference to an accident.

PROPERTY INCIDENT

9:56 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 209 W. Bullock Ave. in reference to a property incident.

LARCENY

10:22 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 310 S. Eighth St. in reference to larceny.

DISTURBANCE

11:06 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1200 block of West Yucca Avenue in reference to a disturbance.

ALARM

12:11 p.m. – Officer dispatched to 1510 W. Bush Ave. in reference to an alarm.

WANTED SUBJECT

3:35 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 4000 block of West Missouri Avenue in reference to a wanted subject.

HARASSMENT

3:53 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1500 block of West Yucca Avenue in reference to harassment.

4:38 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1000 block of West Yucca Avenue in reference to harassment.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

4:41 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1300 block of West Bush Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.

UNWANTED SUBJECT

5:06 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1000 block of West Yucca Avenue in reference to an unwanted subject.

DOMESTIC

5:35 p.m. – Officer dispatched to Roselawn and Runyan avenues in reference to a domestic dispute.

LARCENY

6:51 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the Country Club Estates, Space 2, in reference to larceny.

FIREWORKS

8:38 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 2800 block of West Dallas Avenue in reference to fireworks.

DOMESTIC

9:08 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the Village West Apartments in reference to a domestic dispute.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

9:10 p.m. – Officer dispatched to North First Street and West Fairview Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.

ACCIDENT

10:58 p.m. – Officer dispatched to 20th and Main streets in reference to an accident.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

11:01 p.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1000 block of South First Street in reference to suspicious activity.

EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

June 27

UNWANTED SUBJECT

3:37 a.m. – Deputy dispatched to Swayback Road in reference to an unwanted subject.

June 26

UNWANTED SUBJECT

8:56 a.m. – Deputy dispatched to U.S. 285, mile marker 71, in reference to an unwanted subject.

LIVESTOCK

9:09 a.m. – Deputy dispatched to U.S. 285, mile marker 77, in reference to livestock in the roadway.

DOMESTIC

9:49 a.m. – Deputy dispatched to Sparrow Road in reference to a domestic dispute.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

11:42 a.m. – Deputy dispatched to North 13th Street and West Mill Road in reference to suspicious activity.

ALARM

12:02 p.m. – Deputy dispatched to 2006 Pine St. in reference to an alarm.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

1 p.m. – Deputy dispatched to South 28th Street and West Menefee Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.

LIVESTOCK

10:10 p.m. – Deputy dispatched to U.S. 82 and Karr Ranch Road in reference to livestock in the roadway.

ACCIDENT

11:10 p.m. – Deputy dispatched to West Blevins Road in reference to an accident.

ARTESIA MUNICIPAL COURT

Judge Kaye L. Kiper

Johnny A. Hill III found guilty of operators and chauffeurs must be licensed. Total fines and fees $183.

Beatrice Mamie Varela found guilty of unlawful use of a license. Sentenced to four days in the Artesia Detention Center. Total fines and fees $229. A charge of mandatory financial responsibility was dismissed without prejudice.
Skiiler J. Cheatham found guilty of unlawful use of a license. Sentenced to four days in the Artesia Detention Center. Total fines and fees $229. In a separate ruling, Cheatham was found guilty of contempt of court, failure to appear for sentencing. Sentenced to four days in the Artesia Detention Center. Total fines and fees $129.
John A. Sosa found guilty of unlawful use of a license, mandatory financial responsibility, and display of current valid registration plate. Sentenced to seven days in the Artesia Detention Center. Total fines and fees $922.
Joseph T. Balencia found guilty of mandatory use of seatbelts, display of current valid registration plate, mandatory financial responsibility, and operators and chauffeurs must be licensed. Total fines and fees $266.
Arturo Derek Duarte found guilty of disorderly conduct and interference with officers. Sentenced to 20 days in the Artesia Detention Center. Total fines and fees $358. In a separate ruling, Duarte was found guilty of unlawful use of a license and speeding (15-20 mph). Sentenced to seven days in the Artesia Detention Center. Total fines and fees $423.