Below is the link to the petition document filed in the N.M. Supreme Court from the N.M. Attorney General. For the full story, see Thursday’s News-Sun.
The AG is taking the Lea County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Corey Helton to court to force the department to enforce the governor’s health orders concerning COVID-19. The filing points out sheriff deputies posted pictures of themselves eating indoor at local restaurants, in direct violation of the health orders on July 13.
Here is the link: 2020-07-29 Hobbs Emergency Verified Petition for Writ of Mandamus