• Artesia man arrested for aggravated assault

    An Artesia man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an aggravated assault that occurred last month. The incident occurred around 6 p.m. March 21 in…

  • Carlsbad woman pleads guilty to meth trafficking

    Jamie Moreno, 34, of Carlsbad, pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking charges. Moreno and co-defendant Jesus Sanchez, 30,…

  • Artesia man faces multiple charges after burglary spree

    An Artesia man faces more than a dozen criminal charges following a burglary spree that stretched from Feb. 13 to 26. Around 5:30 a.m. Feb.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 4 ARREST 12 a.m. – Rodney Almanza, 49, of Artesia, arrested and charged with battery against a household member. LOUD NOISE…

  • Roswell woman arrested in murder of cousin

    A 41-year-old Roswell woman was arrested Monday morning and charged with the second-degree murder of her 46-year-old cousin and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 3 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:15 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 400 block of West Logan Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT March 30 BURGLARY 1:51 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 309 S. 20th St., Apt. 1, in reference to burglary. OPEN DOOR 2:53…

  • Elementary students arrested; one threatened others with knife

    Two elementary school students were arrested Wednesday afternoon after one took a knife to school and threatened other students with it while walking home, and…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT March 29 VANDALISM 6:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 2501 S. Permian Pavilion Loop in reference to vandalism. March 28 ARREST 7:20…

  • Woman found dead in Roswell in apparent homicide

    The Roswell Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Monday in the city. A 46-year-old woman was found dead in a west Roswell apartment…