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State officials say Border Patrol illegally using state land

KOB.com Web Staff
March 06, 2018 07:17 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn says Border Patrol is trespassing on state land near the border with Mexico.

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Dunn put up signs on Tuesday trying to block Border Patrol operations along a one-mile stretch east of Santa Teresa. He said he learned in February that federal authorities build a 60-foot wide wall and a road on that strip of state-owned land.

But Dunn said the feds never paid New Mexico officials to use the property. Now, he wants the feds to pay more than $20,000 to continue using it.

If they don't pay up, Dunn says he will install a fence to keep the feds out.

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