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New Mexico man caught with drugs, guns in his house

Christopher Mendez (Source: Lea County Drug Task Force) Christopher Mendez (Source: Lea County Drug Task Force)
HOBBS, NM (KWES) -

A New Mexico man is behind bars after drug task force agents searched his home and found drugs and guns inside.

Police believe Christopher Mendez, 19, was dealing cocaine from his house.

It turns out they were right.

Inside the house, they found 48 grams of cocaine and 46 grams of pot.

Some of the drugs were even found inside a child's bedroom.

Agents also found five handguns inside the house.

Mendez is charged with trafficking cocaine, dealing marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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