Authorities ask for help catching Eddy County pecan thief

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ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – The sheriff’s office is asking for your help tracking down a pecan thief in Eddy County.

A property owner south of Artesia called police after catching a man stealing pecans from his farm.

The suspect was able to get away before deputies showed up, but surveillance cameras captured a photo of him.

Anyone with information is asked to call Eddy County Crime Stoppers at (575) 887-1888.

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