Dona Ana County New Mexico living large on asset seizures

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As reported today by the Washington Post:

Asset seizures fuel police spending

"The spending also included... $4,600 for a Sheriff's Award Banquet by the Doña Ana County (N.M.) Sheriff's Department..."
 
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More than a banquet of friend chicken, less than one of... seafood? Or maybe it was strictly for entertainment, like a DJ? (Hey, wasn't Justin Beiber in town about that time?) Perhaps they served some really nice wine? (Must be nice not to have to worry about being pulled over.)