Burglary at Artesia schools maintenance yard under investigation

New Mexico

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – With schools out, some thieves thought it was a perfect opportunity to do a little stealing.

Wednesday, April 22 morning crews arrived to find that someone broke into the Artesia Public Schools maintenance yard and burglarized several vehicles then tagged them with spray paint. They also stole this 2008 Chevrolet single cab work truck with a ladder rack.

The thieves also stole Along with tools, a wheelbarrow, a hand dolly, and a push spreader. If you know anything you are asked to call Artesia Crime Stoppers at (575) 887-1888.

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