• Prisoner who escaped transport van in Cruces apprehended in El Paso

    The New Mexico State Police say a prisoner who escaped early Wednesday from a transport vehicle in Las Cruces was apprehended later that morning in…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 24 ARRESTS 2:13 p.m. – Meagan Carter, 31, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant for failure to comply with probation.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 24 OPEN DOOR 4:15 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Canyonstone Apartments, Bldg. 1600, in reference to an open door. SUSPICIOUS…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 23 ARREST 12:31 p.m. – Jonathan Ray Lopez, 32, of Artesia, arrested and charged with criminal damage to property of a…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 19 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:37 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1000 block of South Roselawn Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • APD makes several arrests on DWI, narcotics, vehicle theft charges

    It was a busy few days for the Artesia Police Department, as officers made several arrests between Saturday and Tuesday on charges ranging from DWI…

  • NMSP investigating officer-involved shooting in Artesia (updated 10/18)

    The New Mexico State Police are currently investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in Artesia. The incident began at the Sunwest Villa townhome…

  • Fake $100 bills circulating in Artesia

    The Artesia Police Department is warning local business owners about the circulation of counterfeit $100 bills in Artesia. Cmdr. Lindell Smith reports several fake $100…

  • Roswell man charged with using interstate communications to threaten another

    A federal judge in Las Cruces today ordered that Kory Dwayne Adams, 35, of Roswell, remain in custody pending trial on charges of using interstate…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 9 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:48 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to suspicious activity. 2:08 a.m. – Officer dispatched to…