• Crimestoppers seeks info on commercial burglary

    Crimestoppers of Eddy County is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a commercial burglary at a local rent-to-own business. Sometime between March 1 and April…

  • APD investigating drive-by incident that left vehicles, homes damaged

    The Artesia Police Department is currently investigating a drive-by shooting incident that occurred late Tuesday in Artesia. Dispatch fielded 10 calls regarding shots fired around…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 7 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:09 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1800 block of South First Street in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Carlsbad drug dealer sentenced for meth trafficking

    Jason R. Cunningham, 38, of Carlsbad, was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces to 87 months in prison followed by three years of…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 6 SHOTS FIRED 2:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1000 block of West Clayton Avenue in reference to shots fired…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 5 ARREST 2:05 a.m. – Adrianna Frescas, 27, of Artesia, arrested and charged with trespassing. DISTURBANCE 1:11 a.m. – Officer dispatched…

  • AG warns N.M. seniors of bogus ‘Publishers Clearing House’ calls

    New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is issuing an alert as scammers target senior citizens in New Mexico. As part of the scam, callers tell…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT June 1 ARREST 7:21 a.m. – Emmery Hernandez-Lara, 22, of Artesia, arrested on a district warrant for probation violation. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 2:31…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 31 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:20 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 31st Street and West Dallas Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • NMSP arrest 40 drunk drivers over Memorial Day weekend

    The New Mexico State Police (NMSP) issued more than 3,000 traffic citations and arrested nearly 50 drunk drivers over the Memorial Day weekend. The NMSP…