New Security System on the Way for the Lea County Courthouse

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - The Lea County Courthouse will soon have a way to watch out for crooks.

County officials tell NewsWest 9 after pranksters prowled through the Courthouse; they decided to build a new security system.

The Department of Homeland Security gave the County about $73,000 toward the upgrade.

Brand new cameras will watch over entrances and hallways.

The event center, Hobbs City Hall, and the Lovington Fire Department are also getting new security equipment.