• APD investigating burglary at Dollar Tree

    Crime scene tape secured the scene at the Dollar Tree, 416 N. 26th St., Thursday following a breaking and entering at the business. Artesia Police…

  • Three arrested after 15-pound heroin seizure at Border Patrol checkpoint

    Three individuals made their initial appearances on heroin trafficking charges Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces, arising from the seizure of more than 15…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 13 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:40 a.m. – Officer dispatched to North 26th Street and Avenue A in reference to suspicious activity. ALARM…

  • Vehicle wrecks into business after pursuit

    A pickup truck wrecked into the corner of Zia Lact & Controls late Wednesday following a pursuit with Eddy County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Deputies had…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 12 ARREST 2:09 a.m. – Erick Gomez, 20, of Carlsbad, arrested on a Carlsbad Magistrate Court warrant for failure to appear.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 11 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:40 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 20th and Main streets in reference to suspicious activity. ALARM 2:59 a.m.…

  • Two Artesia men arrested on DWI-related charges

    A pair of Artesia man were arrested over the weekend on multiple charges relating to DWI. In the early morning hours of Saturday, July 7,…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 10 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:57 a.m. – Officer dispatched to McArthur and Roselawn avenues in reference to suspicious activity. ALARM 2:52 a.m.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 6 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:35 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 12th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Artesia police seeking public’s help with burglary

    The Artesia Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a burglary at a local business. Sometime on or before June 2, an unknown…