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  1. Hobbs police start hiring push amid officer shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOB-TV

    The Hobbs News-Sun reports that the Hobbs Police Department has launched a new hiring campaign as the agency is experiencing a shortage in officers. Captain Charles Cunningham says the department is doing an extensive recruiting effort in Hobbs and the Lea County area before an initial testing date on June 11. Hobbs and surrounding police departments in eastern New Mexico have faced an officer shortage because of the oil boom in recent years.

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  2. Man shot, killed in Hobbs; gunman at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | KOB-TV

    A Hobbs man accused of fatally shooting a 35-year-old man during a fight on Thursday had a warrant issued for his arrest on an open count of murder. Hobbs police were first called out to the 1000 block of East Gypsy St. Thursday and found 35-year-old Darrell Griffin with a gunshot wound.

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  3. Commission narrows field to 4 for NM Supreme Court seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | KOB-TV

    The Appellate Court Judicial Nominating Commission has narrowed a field of eight candidates by half to fill a seat on the New Mexico Supreme Court. The commission on Monday is recommending Gov. Susana Martinez appoint one of the four district court or appeals court judges who applied for the job.

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  4. Commission meets to choose NM Supreme Court nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | KOB-TV

    Eight candidates, including five current and former state judges, are vying to fill a seat on the New Mexico Supreme Court. The state Judicial Nominating Commission released their applications for public review this week and will meet Monday to consider applications.

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  5. Lockdown lifted after Hobbs HS bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Hobbs High School, the nearby freshman high school and Alternative Learning Center were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon because of a bomb threat. The Hobbs News-Sun reports students at the high school and freshman high school are being dismissed.

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  6. Crash in Hobbs ends in fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico State Police responded to a crash with injuries on New Mexico State Road 132 near the intersection of Campbell Road in Hobbs, Sunday. The investigation revealed that Aleesha McBride of Hobbs, was traveling southbound on NM 132 near the intersection of Campbell Road, when she collided with a Jeep.

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  7. Hobbs, facing officer shortage, gets federal grant for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A booming southeastern New Mexico city facing a police officer shortage is getting some help from the U.S. Department of Justice. The Hobbs News-Sun reports that the city of Hobbs announced this week it was awarded a $625,000 federal grant to hire new officers.

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  8. Police: Hobbs woman used son, 10, to shopliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Police says a Hobbs woman used her 10-year-old child to help shoplift items from a Lovington clothing store. The Hobbs News-Sun reports 42-year-old Veronica Acosta was recently arrested after police say an employee heard her tell the son, "watch my back."

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  9. Hobbs woman facing 5 years in prison for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A Hobbs woman has pleaded guilty to violating federal narcotics trafficking laws and is facing a five-year prison sentence. Under the terms of her plea agreement, Rodriguez will be sentenced to 60 months in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court.

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  10. Man shot by police in Hobbs was under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | KOB-TV

    The Hobbs News-Sun reports Lea County Drug Task Force commander Byron Wester said Thursday that William "Wild Bill" Smith had been on the run since a drug-related raid last week. New Mexico State Police said the 49-year-old Smith was fatally shot Wednesday by Lea County Sheriff's deputies and a Hobbs police officer after a high-speed chase.

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  11. Lea Co. deputies, Hobbs police shoot and kill manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting by Hobbs police officers and deputies from the Lea County Sheriff's Office that happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday. State police say the shooting occurred after a vehicle fled officers in Hobbs.

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  12. Drug task force shoots suspect in Hobbs; No details releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | KOB-TV

    The Hobbs News-Sun reports that the suspect was shot Wednesday by an officer with the Lea County Drug Task Force. Hobbs Deputy Police Chief Brian Dunlap says New Mexico State Police have taken over the investigation and did not release details on the shooting.

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  13. Hobbs police issue manslaughter warrant for man accused of shooting older brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Hobbs police issued a warrant for a 21-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his brother on the night of July 23. 27-year-old Orlando Troy Diaz was found dead from an "apparent" gunshot wound at a home in the 100 block of West Alston around 11:40 p.m. last Thursday. An arrest warrant has been issued for 21-year-old Andrew Lopez on voluntary manslaughter charges.

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  14. Woman arrested as accessory to June 26 Hobbs murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Hobbs police on Monday identified the man found murdered June 26 as Julio Gonzalez and said 27-year-old Erika Martinez, who was sought as a person of interest in the case, turned herself in Monday around noon. After the interview, she was charged with an open count of accessory to murder.

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  15. 1 arrested in connection with Hobbs murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Hobbs police say a person was found murdered June 26 and that authorities have arrested a man in Seminole, Texas in connection with the case. Hobbs police say law enforcement officials arrested Christopher Cardenas on a probation violation and that they have obtained a warrant for his arrest on an open count of murder.

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