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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

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Sept. 18-24. 40 years ago Sept. 18‐24,…

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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.…

  • Private donor restores first responder pay

    ARTESIA — As a result of revenue and budget difficulties from the economic downturn in the oil and gas industry, the City of Artesia recently…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 8 LOUD MUSIC 1:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of West Texas Avenue in reference to loud music.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 7 ARREST 6:57 a.m. – Roberto Jose Lujan, 20, of Artesia, arrested and charged with battery and failure to comply. RUNAWAY…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 6 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 1:57 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 11th Street and West Missouri Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • Oil downturn ripples through cities like Artesia, Hobbs

    Hard times are turning more worrisome for cities and small towns in the heart of New Mexico oil and natural gas territory as state officials…

  • Observant neighbor catches breaking and entering in the act

    Two Artesians were arrested Monday charged with breaking and entering, and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer thanks to the actions of a helpful neighbor.…