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Two Arrested on Weapons Charges in Lea County, Third Person Arrested For DWI

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LEA COUNTY, N.M. - Drugs and guns. That's what got two Hobbs people locked up.

The Lea County Drug Task Force arrested 40-year-old Joe Black and 34-year-old Mercedes Alvarez on weapons charges.

That's after searching a home.

Officers found methamphetamine, scales, a handgun and drug paraphernalia inside.

And talk about bad luck, 28-year-old Jesus Hernandez, was arrested too when he showed up at the home.

Officers say Hernandez was drunk when he pulled up.

He was arrested for DWI.