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Second Artesia man arrested in June shooting

ARTESIA — The second man involved in a pursuit that followed the theft of a trailer has been arrested for his part in the shootout that ensued. Read the rest of this entry »

Condemned Artesia structure used for police training

Above, Artesia Fire Department firefighter Josh Stites trains new Artesia Police Department officers in the use of tools commonly employed by the AFD in entering structures and rescuing occupants trapped within. A condemned structure at 508 W. Chisum Ave. was used for the training. At left, APD officer Allison Gokey practices her swing with a Halligan bar.  Brandon Messick - Daily Press

Above, Artesia Fire Department firefighter Josh Stites trains new Artesia Police Department officers in the use of tools commonly employed by the AFD in entering structures and rescuing occupants trapped within. A condemned structure at 508 W. Chisum Ave. was used for the training. Below, APD officer Allison Gokey practices her swing with a Halligan bar. Brandon Messick – Daily Press

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By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia Police Department’s newest officers participated in an officer rescue training course Thursday, where Artesia Fire Department firefighter Joshua Stites led the officers in learning about tools and techniques needed to break through doors, walls and other enclosures to get to trapped and injured occupants. Read the rest of this entry »

Pursuer arrested in June shooting incident

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Joe K. Smith, 43, of Artesia, was arrested recently in reference to a shooting that occurred near York and Main streets last month that left two men injured. Read the rest of this entry »

AFD presents donated playground equipment to Grammy’s

7-17-AFDGrammys'By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
On July 12, the Artesia Fire Department delivered the children’s playground set donated by the AFD to Grammy’s House. Read the rest of this entry »

Artesia magazine

The Artesia Daily Press magazine for 2014, "Young Professionals", will be available in the Sunday, July 13 edition of the paper or available at the Artesia Daily Press office. This is a 28 page full color magazine. Cost is $1 to purchase copies of this great magazine.

The Artesia Daily Press magazine for 2014, “Young Professionals”, is available in the Sunday, July 13 edition of the paper or available at the Artesia Daily Press office. This is a 28 page full color magazine. Cost is $1 to purchase copies of this great magazine.