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Artesia man sentenced in string of auto burglaries

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An Artesia man was sentenced to four years and 360 days in prison after pleading guilty to six counts relating to two December 2010 auto burglaries.

During an Aug. 8 sentencing hearing, Judge Richard Brown, of the Fifth Judicial District Court in Carlsbad, sentenced 31-year-old Joseph Rolan to a total of 13 years and 360 days imprisonment. Brown said five years of the term will be served on supervised probation upon Rolan’s release and four years of the term were suspended.

According to the report, a burglary was reported on Dec. 5 after a purse was stolen from a car at the Artesia High School basketball arena. The second was reported the following day, when a purse was stolen in a similar manner from a vehicle parked at the post office, located at intersection of North Fourth Street and West Texas Avenue. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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