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MEDIA RELEASE September 6, 2016

On September 5, 2016 at approximately 7:00 PM officers of the Lamar Police Department responded to the 400 block of Chadwick Way for a disturbance involving a possible weapon. Officers searched the area and the residence where the incident was reportedly to have occurred. No gun or subject with a gun was found in the residence. There were no shots fired and there was no danger to the public as a result of the incident. Officers are diligently working to further investigate the incident. 


On Sunday, September 4, 2016 at approximately 8:00 AM the Lamar Police Department took a report of a stolen vehicle from the 900 block of North Main St. Officers relayed the information to Prowers County Dispatch who put out a BOLO for the vehicle.

At approximately 8:50 AM a Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer spotted the vehicle traveling northbound on Hwy 287. Colorado State Patrol, Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office responded. The vehicle stopped at a residence on Cheyenne County Road J. The subject led officers on approximately ½ mile foot pursuit before being apprehended and placed into custody.

Lamar Detectives arrived on scene for processing. The subject was then transported back to the Prowers County Jail and is being held on a $4,000 bond. The Lamar Police Department would like to say thank you to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office, Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado State Patrol for their quick assistance in this case. Every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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