Lea County Drug Task Force Makes Two Big Drug Busts

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - Guns, drugs, and cold hard cash.

The Lea County Drug Task Force made two big busts in the Hobbs area.

They raided two homes, one on Cherokee Street and one on Dunnam.

We're told they found about $180,000 worth of methamphetamines, two guns, drug paraphernalia, and a little more than $800 in cash.

Five people from Hobbs and one man from Jal were arrested.

Their charges range from trafficking drugs to parole violations.