• Carlsbad woman arrested again after failing to appear on escape, other charges

    A Carlsbad woman was arrested Wednesday for violating the conditions of her release after she failed to appear in Artesia Magistrate Court to answer to…

  • Police respond to auto burglary, shoplifting at two local businesses

    Artesia Police Department officers responded to a pair of incidents Wednesday at businesses in the 1500 block of West Main Street. Officers were dispatched just…

  • Teen charged in Clovis library shooting denied transfer

    A New Mexico judge has declined to send the teenager charged in the Clovis library shooting to an adolescent treatment facility in Albuquerque. The Eastern…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 13 ARREST 1:55 a.m. – Tabitha Roark, 37, of Artesia, arrested and charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. SUSPICIOUS…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 12 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:08 a.m. – Officer dispatched to East Compress Road in reference to suspicious activity. 3:19 a.m. – Officer…

  • Carlsbad man arrested for DWI, evading police

    A Carlsbad man was arrested for DWI and reckless driving Friday in Artesia after leading police on a brief chase. At around 6:30 p.m. Friday,…

  • Artesia men taken into custody Sunday, Monday on DWI, criminal trespassing charges

    A pair of Artesia men were arrested Sunday and Monday in incidents relating to a DWI accident and an incident of criminal trespassing at Artesia…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 11 SHOTS FIRED 12:07 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 10th Street and West Grand Avenue in reference to shots fired…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 10 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:37 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of West Texas Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Warrant issued for Roswell shooting suspect

    An arrest warrant has been issued for a Roswell man accused o f shooting another local man Thursday night as the two sat in a…