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Lamar Police Conduct Multiple Drug Arrests

Lamar Police Conduct Multiple Drug Arrests

During the past week, officers from the Lamar Police Department have executed multiple search warrants in relation to the distribution and possession of illegal narcotics. During the course of the investigations, officers have seized heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana, and prescription medications.  Officers made multiple arrests during the course of the investigations. Kyle Monson, 25, of Lamar […]

Lamar Woman Faces Drug Charges

Lamar Woman Faces Drug Charges

    The Drug Task Force consisting of Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Offices conducted an investigation in the distribution of narcotics. On May 4th, 2018, the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office arrested Destiny M Hyatt, 29, of Lamar on the below listed charges: CRS. 18-18-407 Controlled Substance – Special Offender, a Drug Felony […]

Lamar Resident Gets Arrest Warrant for Drugs

Lamar Resident Gets Arrest Warrant for Drugs

  Media Release: August 21, 2017  On Saturday, August 19, 2017, officers of the Lamar Police Department served an arrest warrant on Jesus Fernandez (30) of Lamar for the Sale and Distribution of Heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance. Fernandez is currently being held at the Prowers County Jail on a $75,000 any type bond. […]

Friday Heroin Bust in Lamar

Friday Heroin Bust in Lamar

Media Release On Friday, May 12, 2017, officers of the Lamar Police Department executed a search warrant in the 1300 block of North Main Street in Lamar, CO. This was the outcome of an in-depth investigation of Joshua Williamson’s involvement in the sales and distribution of Heroin.   Williamson, (32) of Lamar, was contacted during the […]

Esparza Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Esparza Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Officers of the Lamar Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the 300 block of North 8th Street in Lamar, CO. Victoria Esparza, 28 of Lamar, was arrested on charges of distribution of heroin and possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Ms. Esparza is being held on a $75,000 bond.  All Suspects are […]

Prowers County Coroner Reviews Busy Year

Prowers County Coroner Reviews Busy Year

Delivering his annual update to the Prowers County Commisioners, Joe Giadone, Prowers County Coroner, detailed the increased numbers of cases that were handled in 2016 by his department. “We were very busy compared to other years, with 110 coroner calls which translated into 1,105 miles driven.  In the past 18 months, we have had five […]

LPD Provides Community Drug Update

LPD Provides Community Drug Update

If you take and slice 1/16th of an inch off a rubber eraser from a pencil, it would be the approximate size of the 0.2 grams of black tar heroin held by Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller in this photo.  “The street value of a tenth of a gram of heroin is $10, so we’re […]

Southeast Health Group welcomes Dr. K.S. Young, D.O.

Southeast Health Group welcomes Dr. K.S. Young, D.O.

Dr. K.S. Young, D.O. joined the primary care team at Southeast Health Group this fall, relocating from his most recent temporary assignment in Oklahoma.  “I have been a traveling doctor for almost three decades, licensed in eight different states, and worked all over the country.  I’ve seen a lot of different things and had a […]

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 […]

Illegal Drugs in Lamar: Update

Illegal Drugs in Lamar: Update

Although there are illegal drugs in Lamar, statistics provided by the Lamar Police and the Lamar Fire and Emergency Departments show heroin and meth use ranks lower in their estimate than illegal usage of prescribed drugs. Both Chiefs discussed those figures from their viewpoints of law enforcement and emergency medical response situations during a Lamar […]