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Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland, recapped the recent GoCO Inspire grant award of $1.3 M to the City at a presentation ceremony last week in the Front Range.  “Rick and I and Angie accompanied the mayor to GoCO’s presentation where the board presented Mayor Stagner with a $1.3 million giant check,” he explained, while holding […]

Lamar Police Make Drug Related Arrest

Lamar Police Make Drug Related Arrest

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at approximately 5:00 PM, officers from the Lamar Police Department were notified of a possible drug transaction which was going to occur in the City of Lamar.  Officers set up surveillance based on the caller’s information.  Officers contacted Rosalinda Jurado, 32, of Walsh, CO, and arrested her for possession with […]

Private Property Trespass and Vandalism Part of Police Update

Private Property Trespass and Vandalism Part of Police Update

The act of designating a thief as a trespasser has become an important tool of the Lamar Police Department. According to Chief Kyle Miller, the practice began two years ago as a means to combat degrees of intersecting crime, eventually relating to illegal drug sales in the community.  Miller briefed the Lamar City Council on […]

Police Investigating Vandalism Events

Police Investigating Vandalism Events

In the early morning hours of Saturday, November 26, 2016, officers from the Lamar Police Department located several vehicles and residences which were vandalized with offensive graffiti in the Mayhew Drive area. Officers were also advised of several businesses which had windows broken in the general area of the vandalized vehicles and residences. Officers and […]

Prowers County Sheriff's Office Confiscates Half a Million in Marijuana Bust

Prowers County Sheriff’s Office Confiscates Half a Million in Marijuana Bust

On the early morning of Thursday, December 1st, 2016, The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office was able to contact a semi-tractor trailer for a traffic infraction at approximately mile marker 58 on Hwy 287, south of Lamar. After issuing a written warning for the infraction, the driver gave consent for a search. The Sheriff’s Office was […]

Spate of Counterfeit Bills Being Noticed in the Community

Spate of Counterfeit Bills Being Noticed in the Community

  Counterfeit bills are showing up among Lamar retail stores this month. Daily summation reports from the Lamar Police Department and Prowers County Sheriff’s Office have indicated one or two events for the past several weeks; perhaps as many as a dozen have been reported since the first discovery of false currency. Retailers are impacted […]

CSP Investigates Single-Car Highway Fatality

CSP Investigates Single-Car Highway Fatality

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Hwy 350 approximately 15 miles east of Trinidad Colorado. The crash occurred on Friday,  11/25/2016 at approximately 0150 (1:50am) hours. A Jeep Cherokee was traveling westbound on Hwy 350 when the driver lost control of the Jeep. The Jeep traveled off the right […]

Sheriff Conducts Local Drug Arrest Following Investigation

Sheriff Conducts Local Drug Arrest Following Investigation

  The Drug Task Force comprised of Prowers, Baca, Kiowa and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Offices, have been conducting drug operations over the course of the last year. This arrest is the outcome of one of the investigations. On Monday, 11-21-16, the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office was able to obtain an arrest warrant for Dashiel Bryant, […]

Sheriff’s Deputies Find Drugs in Traffic Stop

Sheriff’s Deputies Find Drugs in Traffic Stop

On Sunday, 11-6-16 at approximately 0136 hours, (1:36am) a Prowers County Sheriff’s Deputy contacted a male driver in Holly for speed. During the stop the driver was unable to present a valid proof of insurance. Deputy issued the summons for Speed and No Proof of Insurance. The vehicle was to be towed due to having […]

Lamar Police Make Arrest, Take Drugs Off the Streets

Lamar Police Make Arrest, Take Drugs Off the Streets

MEDIA RELEASE On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, officers received information about illegal drug activity in the 100 block of North 5th Street.  After investigation, officers obtained a search warrant for the residence, located at 101 North 5th Street. Officers conducted the search warrant and located approximately 61 grams of methamphetamine, 22 grams of cocaine, 5 grams […]

Two Arrested in Local Drug Bust

Two Arrested in Local Drug Bust

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 1:30 pm officers from the Lamar Police Department along with a Colorado Department of Corrections Parole Officer completed a home visit in the 1800 block of South 10th Street in Lamar. Officers located numerous items of drug paraphernalia in the residence during the visit.  Officers secured the residence and […]

Two Injured in Baca County Highway Accident

Two Injured in Baca County Highway Accident

On Saturday, October 22, 2016 at approximately 6:30 am, Colorado State Patrol responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on Baca CR j, 0.7 miles west of Baca CR 15. The crash location was approximately 10 miles west of Campo on CR J. The 2006 Dodge pickup, driven by 20 year old Braelen Fisher of […]

LPD Takes Burglary Arrest to Heroin Bust

LPD Takes Burglary Arrest to Heroin Bust

October 13, 2016- Media Release Officers and detectives from the Lamar Police Department responded to the 400 block of North 2nd Street and the 100 block of Bishop Street on reported burglaries. Information was obtained about the location of some of the stolen property.  A search warrant was executed in the 400 block of Chadwick […]

Lamar Police Make Multiple Charge Arrest

Lamar Police Make Multiple Charge Arrest

October 11, 2016 – Media Release On October 8, 2016 officers from the Lamar Police Department responded to the 600 block of West Washington Street on report of a burglary. After investigation officers served a search warrant in the 600 block of North 10th Street and recovered several of the items stolen. A male subject […]

Local Police Data Paints a Law and Enforcement Picture

Local Police Data Paints a Law and Enforcement Picture

Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller, provided a statistical review of crime rates for the city based on statistics kept by the department since 1999. There has been a fluctuation in the number of crimes, broken down by type, over the last few years. Miller said there has been a general trend downward until last year, […]