Carlsbad Residents Report Receiving Strange Phone Calls

Some citizens have recently reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be from the Carlsbad mayor’s office and saying they need a voice recording or making other requests. The Carlsbad Mayor’s Office is NOT calling people and asking for voice recordings. The office sais it believes this may be part of a scam attempting to get your identification. The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office has a list of tips for dealing with such situations on their website. The Mayor’s office says it has contacted the police department. If you receive such a call, you can contact detectives at (575) 885-2111 (ext. 221).