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  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 23 ALARM 7:28 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 2001 N. First St. in reference to a burglary alarm. Sept. 22 ARRESTS…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 22 ARRESTS 6:37 a.m. – Stephen M. Catano, 25, of Ruidoso Downs, arrested on a municipal warrant for failure to appear…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 21 ARRESTS 12:27 a.m. – Natasha P. Martinez, 31, of Artesia, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. 1:10 a.m. – Tabitha…

  • Looking Back: Forty boys participate in Punt, Pass and Kick in 1976

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 20 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 300 block of North Fourth Street in reference to suspicious activity.…