• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 2 ACCIDENT 12:38 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1300 block of West Dallas Avenue in reference to a hit-and-run accident.…

  • ECSO: Body cameras aiding deputies

    The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has expressed positive feedback regarding its recent implementation of the use of body cameras. The ECSO purchased 37 Wolfcom Vision…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 29 ARREST 1:29 a.m. – Gino G. Lopez, 19, of Artesia, arrested on a Guadalupe Magistrate warrant for failure to comply.…

  • Preliminary examination upcoming for former bank teller charged with embezzlement

    An Artesia woman is scheduled for preliminary examination for allegedly embezzling nearly $20,000 during her time as a teller at a local bank. Paula Sanchez,…

  • Five students arrested for paraphernalia possession

    Five students at Zia Intermediate School were arrested Wednesday on drug paraphernalia possession charges. The arrests were made over the lunch hour Wednesday. Three 12-year-old…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 28 ARREST 12:09 a.m. – Steven D. Mackinnon, 58, of Artesia, arrested and charged with DWI, driving on a suspended license,…

  • Prior felon from Artesia pleads guilty to trafficking meth, firearms charges

    An Artesia man is facing a maximum of 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges under a…

  • Artesia man arrested on multiple battery charges

    An Artesia man was arrested Monday on multiple battery charges following a dispute at the Abo Apartments. At approximately 12:50 p.m. Monday, officers with the…

  • Post office box broken into overnight Thursday

    A post office box at the Artesia Post Office was broken into sometime overnight Thursday. The Artesia Police Department was dispatched to the post office…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 27 VANDALISM 8:22 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Public Safety Complex in reference to vandalism. Jan. 26 ARRESTS 8:49 a.m.…