• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Dec. 2 ALARM 12:43 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 806 W. Bullock Ave. in reference to a burglary alarm. SHOTS FIRED 4:09…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Dec. 1 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 3:32 a.m. – Officer dispatched to North Fifth Street and West Gage Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • Attorney general warns of ‘Making Home Affordable’ scam

    Attorney General Hector Balderas has issued a scam alert warning New Mexicans of attempted fraud relating to Ocwen home mortgages. The scam preys upon those…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Nov. 27 LOUD PARTY 12:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 17th Street and West Booker Avenue in reference to a loud…

  • Two men arrested in connection with burglary

    Two Artesia men were taken into custody Sunday in connection with a recent burglary in the 1000 block of Missouri Avenue. Daryl S. Carson, 26,…

  • ECSO locates more stolen archery equipment

    The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has located more property belonging to the Eddy County Shooting Range Association (ECSRA) during a recent search of an Artesia…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Nov. 25 ARREST 2:04 a.m. – Eliseo C. Catano, 45, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to pay fines. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY…

  • Three arrested on drug charges as result of PVDTF investigation

    A trio of local residents were arrested on drug charges and a child removed into the care of the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD)…

  • Prior felon sentenced for narcotics, firearms violations

    Enrique Hernandez, 44, of Artesia, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for federal firearms and methamphetamine trafficking charges. Hernandez was arrested June 5,…

  • Man receives life sentence for shooting of Artesia child

    What’s the correct sentence for an unintentional shooting that killed an adorable 8-year-old? One who was called “Sunni” and was described as a kid with…