NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Authorities say the arrest of two individuals resulted in the discovery of thousands of dollars worth of stolen property from burglaries that took place in Carlsbad and Eddy County. The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 7 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, deputies responded to a man camp located at the intersection of Bramble Road and Nicolas Road in Malaga in reference to multiple structures that had been burglarized. Authorities say appliances and other items that were stolen were estimated to be valued at more than $25,000.
Detectives received license plate information as well as the description of a suspicious vehicle that was seen driving in the area around the time of the burglaries. Using that information, detectives visited a residence located on the 1600 block of Pecos Highway where they saw property that was stolen from the man camp.