Lamar Police Arrest Two on 2nd Degree Kidnapping & Aggravated Robbery


Devanta Kemp

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, officers of the Lamar Police Department observed Devanta Kemp and Jerriesh Nelson inside of a business in the 100 block of East Beech Street. Officers knew from previous contacts with the Denver Police Department both parties had active arrest warrants.

Jarriesh Nelson

Both parties were arrested without incident on the outstanding warrants for 2nd degree Kidnapping & Aggravated Robbery. 

Both Devanta Kemp and Jerriesh Nelson were transported to the Prowers County Jail and held on “NO BOND” pending extradition back to Denver Colorado.

Every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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