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CSP Investigates Kiowa County Fatality

CSP Investigates Kiowa County Fatality

On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at approximately 0535 hours, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a single rollover crash. The crash occurred on Kiowa County Road 78 north of Kiowa County Road K, which is approximately 5 miles south of Towner, Colorado. Upon arrival, Troopers determined a Chevrolet Tahoe had traveled off the right side […]

TROOPER TIPS FROM CSP

TROOPER TIPS FROM CSP

“Thank You” With everything that has been going on around the world it is easy to get down. So, this month I’m not bringing up anything about Covid-19. Instead I thought it was a good time to throw something positive into the mix. Each month I write about the proper way to drive here in […]

UPDATE: Kiowa County Incident-Officer-involved Use of Force on April 9, 2020

UPDATE: Kiowa County Incident-Officer-involved Use of Force on April 9, 2020

  (May 14, 2020, Kiowa County, CO)–The investigation of the April 9, 2020 officer-involved Use of Force is continuing.  The purpose of this release is to provide additional information about the initial timeline of events, the status of the investigation to date, and future steps to anticipate. The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office is committed to a full […]

Isaac Sherman Bond Hearing Set for April 22nd

Isaac Sherman Bond Hearing Set for April 22nd

    Isaac Sherman, 47 of Lamar, will appear in court Wednesday, April 22nd for a bond hearing. He has been charged by 15th Judicial District District Attorney, Joshua Vogel, with second-degree murder for the death of 54 year old Pedro Navarette on March 23, 2020 according to the arrest warrant. The affidavit submitted by […]

Update—Officer-Involved Shooting in Kiowa County

Update—Officer-Involved Shooting in Kiowa County

April 15, 2020—Kiowa County, CO—Law enforcement continues to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Kiowa County, Colorado occurring on April 9, 2020. As the lead investigative agency, the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) continues to review the incident. Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agents and crime scene responders have concluded the processing of the scene as […]

City Council Conducts Video-Zoom Meeting

City Council Conducts Video-Zoom Meeting

    The Lamar Redevelopment Authority and Lamar City Council conducted their regular meetings via Zoom telephone and facebook video connections this Monday evening, April 13th. The council adopted Resolution No. 20-04-01 as well as No. 20-04-02 pertaining to measures taken to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic. The first resolution allows for the conduct of […]

Trooper Tips: “Living in a New World”

Trooper Tips: “Living in a New World”

  As the effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic continue to hit not only the United States, but the entire world, I know that it is affecting everyone’s mental health. It’s hard not to focus on anything but what is plaguing us. But there are still things going on that have nothing to do with Covid-19 […]

CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

CSP Investigating Possible Impersonator in S.E. Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol, Otero County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies in Southeast Colorado are currently investigating several reports where motorists have been contacted by a white male driving a dark, possibly black, unmarked Dodge Charger. Several drivers reported they have been asked for papers regarding their authority to drive to their […]

NOTICE-The Courts Are Closed

NOTICE-The Courts Are Closed

Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and 15th Judicial District – Prowers County & District Courts   Only the following essential services will be provided: Petitions for temporary civil protection orders and permanent protection order hearings; Petitions for temporary emergency risk protection orders (TERPO) & hearings on ERPO orders; In-custody Advisement hearings. Revocation hearings on complaints to revoke […]

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

Prowers County is on a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

FROM THE PROWERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 3/26/2020 You should stay home as much as possible except for critical activities including: •Obtaining food and other household necessities including medicine •Going to and from work if you are a critical employee •Seeking medical care •Caring for dependents or pets •Caring for a vulnerable person in […]

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

LPD Make Arrest Following Homicide Investigation-March 25, 2020

  The Lamar Police Department, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office and the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office thoroughly investigated the recent homicide which occurred on March 23, 2020. Continuous and diligent investigative efforts lead to officers being able to identify a male suspect and obtaining an arrest warrant for the individual. The individual was arrested and […]

Lamar Police Respond to Deceased at Scene

Lamar Police Respond to Deceased at Scene

  March 24, 2020 On Monday, March 23, 2020 at approximately 11:30 PM, officers responded to the 600 block of Imperial Drive on report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located a male who was not conscious or breathing. Officers initiated lifesaving efforts however, the individual succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at […]

Rollover SBI Crash On Colorado Highway 89

Rollover SBI Crash On Colorado Highway 89

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle crash, which resulted in a serious injury. The crash occurred on March 19, 2020 at approximately 2:45 PM, on Colorado Highway 89 approximately 24 miles south of Holly, Colorado. A blue 2014 Peterbilt Tractor pulling a grain trailer, driven by Alex Hobson (43 year old […]

Colorado Takes Further Action to Address Public Health Threat of COVID-19

Colorado Takes Further Action to Address Public Health Threat of COVID-19

State extends suspension of downhill ski operations, limits gatherings to no more than 10 people, suspends in-person learning in public & private schools   DENVER – Today Governor Jared Polis provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and announced new executive actions to protect the health and safety of Coloradans. Earlier today at […]

NOTICE- Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and 15th Judicial District: Baca-Cheyenne-Kiowa-Prowers County

NOTICE- Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and 15th Judicial District: Baca-Cheyenne-Kiowa-Prowers County

  Except for matters concerning public safety as listed below, all appearances set on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Friday, May 1, 2020 are VACATED & CONTINUED These matters will be rescheduled, either by written notice or by telephone.   Only the follow essential services will be provided:   Petitions for temporary civil protection orders […]