Nabbed in the Act

Monday, May 9, 2011 at approximately 7:30pm, Lamar Police Department officers were advised of three burglaries within a five-minute time frame. Officers were advised one of the burglaries was in progress and the individual was still inside the residence. Officers were able to contact the individual, identified as David Colbert, 34, of Pueblo, Colorado coming out of a residence in the 300 block of East Park Street. When officers contacted Colbert, he was carrying a flat screen television out of the residence.

David was taken into custody and was found to be in possession of suspected stolen property. Officers began investigating the other burglaries in the area and were able to link David to three more.

David was arrested on five felony counts, including burglary and identity theft, seven misdemeanor counts, including criminal mischief and theft, and one count of misdemeanor traffic. David Colbert is being held at the Prowers County Jail on $10,000.00 bond.

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