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By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

Motor accidents in Chaves County, particularly on U.S. 285, have often been treated as a New Mexico State Police issue by the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, according to Eddy County Sheriff Scott London, but that hasn’t stopped Eddy County deputies from traveling across county lines to render aid. Now, London wants approval of his department’s intervention in writing.

The sheriff brought his proposal before the Eddy County Commission Tuesday, which offered him its collective support. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.