Two suspects arrested in Hobbs storage unit thefts

Hobbs Storage Thieves

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – Police in Hobbs have arrested two men who were allegedly breaking into storage units there.

Surveillance video showed the suspects circling around the complex looking for things to steal. Police say they stole about $7,500 worth of items.

On Tuesday police got a tip of another burglary and tracked down 24-year-old Gerald Gill and 38-year-old Margarito “Mickey” Garcia.

A search of their homes turned up all of the stolen items.

Along with burglary and other charges Garcia is facing a gun charge. He is a convicted felon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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