• Would-be thieves crash through Brewer station

    Artesia police are investigating the attempted theft of an ATM that occurred this morning after two suspects drove a stolen pickup through the front of…

  • Man accused in SENM meth trafficking bust pleads guilty

    Marcos A. Martinez, 31, of Roswell, pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon in in Las Cruces to federal methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges filed as the result…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 15 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:48 a.m. – Officer dispatched to North Fifth Street and West Chisum Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • AG: Task force arrests 19 child predators in statewide operation

    New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced the New Mexico Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force served 147 search warrants, arrested 19 alleged…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 14 ARREST 1:06 a.m. – Stetson Thompson, 20, of Carlsbad, arrested on a Carlsbad Magistrate Court warrant for failure to pay…

  • CBP agents seize 335 pounds of meth at N.M. ports of entry

    Officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 335 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested two Mexican nationals during two border inspections at ports of…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 13 DOMESTIC 12:01 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1100 block of West Mahone Drive in reference to a domestic dispute.…

  • Court warns New Mexicans about jury duty scam

    The Administrative Office of the Courts warned New Mexicans today about a scam in which people are called and threatened with arrest unless they pay…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 12 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:53 a.m. – Officer dispatched to North Fifth Street and West Mahone Drive in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Artesia man arrested for assault upon hospital staff, police

    An Artesia man was arrested Thursday evening after assaulting staff at the local hospital, as well as police officers. Artesia Police Department officers were dispatched…