IED Discovered During Eddy County Search Warrant

Eddy County deputies executed a search warrant on Wednesday in the 800 block of North Guadalupe, in search of firearms, ammunition and illegal drugs. A statement from Sheriff Mark Cage says during the investigation, an improvised explosive device was discovered. The scene was secured while agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and New Mexico Bomb Squad removed the device. Cage says the incident is part of an ongoing investigation and several felony arrests are anticipated in the near future.