• Man found deceased in Artesia had been reported missing out of Connecticut

    The man whose remains were found Sunday west of the 900 block of Bowman Drive in Artesia had been reported missing out of Connecticut “for several weeks,” the Artesia Police Department says.

  • APD continuing to investigate shots fired incident

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate an incident of shots fired that occurred Wednesday in the area of Fourth Street and Dallas Avenue.…

  • Fenn’s employee robbed this morning outside store; suspect remains at large

    An employee of Fenn’s Country Market was robbed this morning (Friday, Jan. 25) while leaving the store with a deposit, and police are still searching…

  • APD investigating shots fired incident

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate an incident of shots fired that occurred early this morning (Wednesday, Jan. 23) in the area of…

  • Man responsible for AGH lockdowns arrested in Roswell

    The man responsible for two lockdowns Wednesday afternoon at Artesia General Hospital was arrested Wednesday evening in Roswell on unrelated warrants. Artesia Police Department officers…

  • Man responsible for hospital lockdowns arrested in Roswell

    The man who prompted two lockdowns Wednesday afternoon at Artesia General Hospital was arrested Wednesday evening in Roswell on unrelated warrants.

  • Bomb threat at AGH deemed not credible

    A bomb threat received late this morning at Artesia General Hospital has been deemed not credible. Artesia Police Department officers were dispatched to AGH, 702…

  • Shop with a Hero a success

    Local children and representatives of a wide variety of area law enforcement and public safety agencies line up at a register inside Wal-Mart Saturday evening…

  • Wintry weather leads to accident

    Saturday’s brief blast of winter weather thwarted a local teen, whose vehicle skidded off the road and flipped into Eagle Draw along Mahone Drive. Artesia…

  • Suspicious subject call near post office results in arrest

    Several Artesians reported spotting a heavy police presence late Saturday evening in the area of the Artesia Post Office, and the Artesia Police Department reports…