HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – Hobbs Police arrested Seth Alvarado after they say he broke into a restaurant. Officers were sent just after 2 a.m. on June 4 to Tia Juana’s Restaurant in reference to an alarm. They say they didn’t find anyone inside but after searching surveillance cameras, they saw Alvarado using a shovel to break in. They say he was then seen breaking a computer monitor and grabbing several bottles of alcohol before leaving.


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Alvarado was charged with criminal damage to property over $1,000 and breaking and entering. He has since been on a $5,000 unsecured bond.