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Lincoln County Detention Center

Lincoln County Detention 5point

Lincoln County Detention Center

511 Hangar Ln, Carrizozo, NM 88301

Sheriff: Mike Wood

Phone: (575) 648-6510

Facility Capacity: 148 Beds  
Warden: Ross Castleton

Ross Castleton worked with the Idaho Department of Correction for 25 years and retired in December 2021. He held positions of: Correctional Officer, Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation specialist, Lieutenant, Programs Manager, Warden, and Deputy Chief of Prisons. During his time with IDOC he held extra duties of: Prisons Security Audit team, Critical Incident Stress Management team member, Motivational Interviewing Trainer, First Aid CPR trainer, and Programs Auditor. As Deputy Chief he was over 5 facilities, the execution team Chief Of Operations, had oversight of all Education, Treatment, Programs, and Mental Health services for the IDOC. He was also over PREA and the point person for litigation with the AGs. He came out of retirement to accept the warden position at the Lincoln County Detention Center in February of 2023.

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Contracting Agency:

La Pinon Agency

Julia Corrales

850 N. Motel Blvd., Ste. B

Las Cruces, NM 88007

Phone: (575) 526-3437

Facility PREA Manager:

  Leticia Amaya

  511 Hangar Lane

  Carrizozo, NM 88301

  (575) 648-6512

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