Lea County Drug Task Force Make Big Bust

Lea County Sheriff's Office Press Release:

November 28, 2012

During October 2012, Agents of the Lea County Drug Task Force began receiving information that an individual was Distributing Marijuana from her home located at 504 E. Gypsy, Hobbs, New Mexico.

As a result of the information an undercover operation was initiated. During the months of October and November the Undercover Agent completed several purchases of Marijuana from Ms. Ruiz.

On November 28, 2012, 45 YOA Dora Ruiz was arrested on four counts of Distribution of Marijuana (4th Degree Felony). She was booked into the Lea County Detention Facility on a $15,000 cash bond.

For additional information, contact Lea County Drug Task Force Commander Michael Wilson at (575)631-7013.