Report: Eddy Co. has high DWI conviction rates

Eddy County has the fourth-highest DWI conviction percentage in the state.

The Current-Argus cites the annual statistical report on DWI Court Dispositions in New Mexico.

While the county’s numbers look good compared to most of the rest of the state, its conviction rates have actually dropped from previous years.

Convictions rates have dropped, but so have DWI-related deaths in the county.