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If you have been set for another specific time and date, you will have received paperwork reflecting your hearing date.
If the warrant is for failure to appear or failure to comply then the warrant may be served.
No community service may be performed at any churches or private citizen's home.
We frequently come across persons who are in our system two or more times, with different ways their name is spelled (Chavez vs.Chaves, De La Rosa vs. Delaros ), license numbers, dates of birth, or social security numbers. This can come from transposed numbers for identifying information on citations, poor record keeping from other sources, or simple human error. When this happens, it can cause defendants to have issues with their driving license, make it difficult to pay a fine, or even appear on a case.
This court has made it our policy to make every attempt to prevent misinformation being sent to other agencies, to avoid causing negative complications for the defendant.
If you are needing to file an incident or accident report where emergency services are not needed, you may call the main police line at 575-746-5000.
To obtain a FULL criminal background check, you will need to go to the FBI's web page (http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/criminal-history-summary-checks).
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If you are a resident of Artesia and are a victim of identity theft, call the non-emergency number at 575-746-5000 to have an officer dispatched to take a report or come to the police department to file a report. You should have all paperwork/evidence available regarding the identity theft.
Once the restraining order has been issued, the order must be served before it is considered to be in effect. At that point, if the order is violated, the police can act upon it.
You can also contact the Women, Infant and Children's (WIC) program located at 1001 Memorial Drive or call 575-746-3664. Each of the WIC staff have been certified to complete inspections.