• N.M. considers lighter punishment for drug possession

    The New Mexico Legislature will consider reducing drug possession offenses from felonies to misdemeanors to decrease incarceration costs and more effectively treat addiction, under a…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 31 SHOTS FIRED 12:51 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Mann Avenue in reference to shots fired…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 30 THREATS 1:32 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of West Cleveland Avenue in reference to threats. Jan. 29…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 29 ARREST 7:33 a.m. – Edward Juarez, 48, of El Paso, Texas, arrested on a magistrate warrant. DOMESTIC 12:06 a.m. –…

  • 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.…

  • State auditor warns of counterfeit money in southern N.M.

    The Office of the State Auditor has issued a risk advisory alerting the public, business owners, and governmental agencies to counterfeit money potentially entering circulation.…

  • 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…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 25 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of West Cleveland Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 24 ARREST 12:30 a.m. – Juan Luis Herrera-Gonzalez, 37, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant. BATTERY 12:48 a.m. – Officer…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 23 ALARM 12:37 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1111 W. Missouri Ave. in reference to an alarm. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:49 a.m.…