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Lea County Authorities Stop Convoy of Stolen Trucks, ATV's

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NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - A convoy of stolen trucks and ATV's were stopped in their tracks in Lea County.

It all started with a tip that two pickups were hauling stolen 4-wheelers and a dune buggy.

But officers found more than that when they pulled them over.

One of the trucks was stolen, along with a trailer used to haul the goods.

All of the stuff was taken from Hobbs and worth more than $15,000.

Agents also uncovered a meth pipe in one of the pickups.

4 people were arrested on charges ranging from theft to drugs.

The bust lead officers to a house in Hobbs where they also recovered a stolen winch valued at $500.