• Indecent exposure report accidental case

    A report of indecent exposure received by the Artesia Police Department over the lunch hour Friday was the result of a man caught au naturel…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 16 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 4:44 a.m. – Officer dispatched to North 10th Street and West Texas Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • Man charged in securities fraud case pleads guilty

    One of two men involved in a 2011 scheme to sell fraudulent securities to an elderly Carlsbad couple pleaded guilty to two felony charges. Manuel…

  • Carlsbad man pleads guilty to narcotics, firearms charges

    A Carlsbad man pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces to violating federal narcotics trafficking and firearms laws. Under the terms of…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 12 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:21 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Legacy Inn in reference to a suspicious vehicle. DWI 1:14 a.m. –…

  • Police seeking suspects in burglary

    A report of a potentially armed subject evolved into a residential burglary late Wednesday evening. A reporting party at 304 S. Second St. reported seeing…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 11 ALARM 1:49 a.m. – Officer dispatched to West Main Chevron in reference to a burglary alarm. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 1:58 a.m.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 10 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 2:50 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Legacy Inn in reference to a suspicious subject. ALARM 7:59 a.m. –…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 9 ALARM 2:03 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 2601 W. Main St. in reference to a burglary alarm. VANDALISM 6:31 a.m.…

  • Amber Alert situation ends in Colorado

    Officials say Colorado state troopers chased a man accused of abducting his 2-year-old daughter for more than 25 miles before his vehicle hit their spike…