Lea County Deputies Charge Carlsbad Man With Oilfield Equipment Theft

A CARLSBAD MAN IS ACCUSED OF STEALING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF OILFIELD EQUIPMENT FROM A FACILITY IN LEA COUNTY. ON MONDAY, DEPUTIES ARRESTED 38-YEAR-OLD JAIME CARTER. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE STOLE STOLE THREE HIGH PRESSURE HOSES AND MISCELLANEOUS TOOLS WORTH CLOSE TO $2,400 ON AUGUST 22. THEY SAY CARTER ALSO STOLE ABOUT 300 GALONS OF DIESEL FUEL. HE WAS BOOKED INTO THE LEA COUNTY DETENTION CENTER ON FOURTH DEGREE FELONY LARCENY. HIS BOND WAS SET AT $1,000 CASH OR SURETY.