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Hobbs Man Accused of Starting Car Fire

HOBBS, NM (KWES) -

A Hobbs man is behind bars for slashing a few tires and even starting a car fire.

23-year-old Abelon Garcia has been hit with several charges including arson and criminal damage to some property.

According to the criminal complaint, Garcia texted his ex-girlfriend's brother stating he was going to kill her.

He then admitted in text messages that he was responsible for slashing his ex-girlfriend's friend's tires twice and starting a fire in her car.

The report says Garcia also threatened to kill the friend and her family.

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