Eddy County Deputies Raid Suspected Drug House; One Arrested

A search warrant executed in Eddy County netted investigators with a slew of high-powered guns and drugs. A statement from Sheriff Mark Cage says, on July 21st, deputies raided a home in the 2400 block of Western Way. 41 year-old Thomas Rojas, a wanted felon out of Carlsbad, barricaded himself in a shed behind the house. As deputies were preparing to deploy an attack dog, both Rojas and another man gave up. Inside the shed, several illegal firearms and drugs were found. More driugs and guns were found inside the house. Three children were also removed form the home and placed into protective care.