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Hobbs Man Arrested on Numerous Charges


One man in Hobbs found himself behind bars after an accident led to a much bigger discovery.

According to police, they responded to a crash on North Jefferson Street on Monday.

When they got to the scene, they learned Edward Soto had hit another vehicle.

That's when police spotted a glass pipe with a white residue laying outside Soto's car door.

So police conducted a field sobriety test and Soto failed the test.

Once Soto arrived at the jail, they found drugs hidden in his pants.

Soto has been booked on six different charges related to the findings by police and jailers. 

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