Police Apprehend Escapee in Lamar

April Peterson

Media Release:

On Friday, 11/30/2012, Officers of the Lamar Police Department received information from the Colorado Division of Youth Corrections that an escapee from one of their institutions was in the Lamar area. Officers were advised that April Peterson from the Fort Collins area had an active warrant for escape and assault and was a missing person from Aurora. Officers were also advised that Ms. Peterson had violent tendencies.

Later that afternoon Lamar Police Officer located Ms. Peterson as she was attempting to pick up wired money from the Wal-Mart service desk. Ms. Peterson was taken into custody without incident thanks to the assistance of Wal-Mart employees.

Peterson was transported to the Prowers County Jail where she is being held on a no bond warrant.



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