• Marijuana arrest leads to serving of battery warrants

    An Artesia man arrested Friday on possession of marijuana charges also had two outstanding warrants for battery. Officers made contact with Dion Ochoa, 24, of…

  • Escape call to APD involved facility in Alamogordo

    An escape call dispatched to the Artesia Police Department Tuesday morning was made in reference to a facility in Alamogordo. Cmdr. Lindell Smith says the…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Dec. 27 ARREST 12:30 a.m. – Christopher Burns, 32, of Artesia, arrested on a magistrate warrant for battery against a household member…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Dec. 26 FRAUD 12:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 13th Street and West Hermosa Drive in reference to fraud. Dec. 25…

  • APD investigating shots fired incident on Champ Clark

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate an incident of shots fired that occurred late Friday evening, Dec. 15, on Champ Clark Avenue. Officers…

  • Two juveniles in custody after fleeing police, wrecking into home

    Two juveniles are in custody and one is being sought after wrecking into a home near Park Junior High School this afternoon following a brief pursuit.

  • Artesia man arrested for impersonating officer

    An Artesia man was arrested Wednesday on charges of impersonating an officer after using lights in his vehicle to initiate traffic stops. The New Mexico…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Dec. 8 DISTURBANCE 12:15 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1400 block of West Champ Clark Avenue in reference to a disturbance.…

  • Aztec gunman disguised self, killed randomly

    A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the…

  • Aztec school shooting leaves two students, suspect dead

    A shooting at a New Mexico high school left two students and the suspect dead Thursday, authorities said as schools throughout the small town shut…