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Commissioners Focus on Annex & Courthouse Upgrades

Kirk Powers, Prowers County Building Operations Supervisor, reviewed some current and future upgrades planned for the Annex on East Cedar Street in Lamar. The building now features new stairs to the rear as Powers explained, “We’re very pleased with the way they turned out. We made them flatter and longer and added an extra step […]

County Building Projects Discussed

“The new courthouse boiler has been installed but it hasn’t been filled with a chemical mix. We’re going to wait until the fall to do that and give it a test run,” stated Kirk Powers, Building Operations Supervisor to the Prowers County Commissioners on Tuesday, July 21. Powers was providing an update on some current […]

Plea Agreement Reached in Abling – Alba Murder Case

First degree murder charges against 49 year old Marla Abling of Lamar have been reduced to Manslaughter/Reckless, a Class 4 Felony that brings with it a recommended sentence of ten years and three years parole. Judge Stan Brinkley presided over the plea agreement hearing in the 15th Judicial Prowers County Court in Lamar Tuesday morning, […]

End in Sight for Abling Murder Trial?

  Prowers County Combined Courts issued a news release, Friday, May 8, stating the Court will open the record in the case regarding Marla Abling at 10am this Tuesday, May 12, 2015, for “Purposes of the announcement of a plea by the Defendant.” Abling was arrested by the Lamar Police Department in January 2013 in […]

Deen Arrested in Lamar Sunday Afternoon

On Sunday, 04/05/2015, officers responded to the 100 block of South 8th Street to attempt to locate a wanted subject. Gayla Deen was arrested on an active Prowers County warrant. She was transported to the Prowers County Jail and is being held on a $20,000.00 and a $4000.00 any type bonds. The Lamar Police Department […]

Reward Offered on Deen

  Lamar Police Department received an anonymous donation for a reward leading to the arrest of Gayla Deen.  Deen has an active warrant out of Prowers County following an investigation to the distribution of illegal narcotics from her residence in Lamar. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gayla Deen is encouraged to call the Lamar […]

Two Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

On Monday, 3/30/2015, at approximately 5:00 PM, officers from the Lamar Police Department executed a search warrant at 224 Sage Dr. Officers have been conducting an investigation of the residence since December of 2014. During the investigation officers have received numerous tips from the community concerning the sales of illegal narcotics from the residence. Officers […]

Meth Bust in Lamar

Officers from the Lamar Police Department responded to Wal-Mart, 1432 East Olive Street on a report of a theft from the store. Officers from the Police Department and a Prowers County Deputy contacted the suspect vehicle near the intersection of County Road 9 and U.S. Highway 50. The occupants, later identified as Patrick Patterson, 43, […]

LPD Conduct Local Drug Bust-Arrest Rhett Lucero

  On Monday, 3/23/2015, at approximately 4:00 PM, officers of the Lamar Police Department executed a search warrant at 1701 S. 7th Street. Over the last three months officers have conducted an investigation of marijuana sales from the residence. During the investigation, officers received numerous tips from the community and information from the Geary County […]

Southeast Health Group Describes New Programs for County Commissioners

Connie Brase, Community Liaison for Southeast Health Group, provided a six month assessment for Emergency Transport Services for Prowers County this past Tuesday, March 17.  “We wanted to provide figures on usage in Prowers County for emergency transport,” she told the County Commissioners.  The figures showed 6,809 miles at a cost of $3,881 between July […]

PHOTO UPDATE: Prowers County Residents Nabbed in Multiple Drug Arrests

 Media Release Media Friends, On Thursday, February 19, 2015, in the early morning hours, several Prowers County District Court felony warrants were served within Prowers County, and one in the City of Pueblo, Colorado. All the warrants were for Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, between 14-225 grams. Those arrested were: Prowers Area: Eddy […]

LPD Make Two Drug Arrests

  On Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at approximately 8:15 PM Lamar Police Officers responded to Walmart on a report of suspicious prescriptions being passed to the pharmacy. Officers later arrested Julia Compton (Howards), 33 of Lamar, for four counts of fraud and three counts of possession of a schedule two controlled substance. Ryan Birney, 26 […]

Lamar Police Make Heroin Bust

The Lamar Police Department conducted a traffic stop Tuesday, December 23, 2014,  in the 500 block of North 6th Street. Kevin Ludwig, age 27 of Lamar, was observed driving a vehicle on the roadway with a suspended driver’s license. During investigation on the traffic stop, officers located several items of contraband and controlled substances, including […]

Sisneros Hearing for October 22

Mykel Sisneros is now facing murder charges relating to the death of Rudy Ray Munez. Sisneros last appeared in Prowers County District Court in late September for a hearing.  The 21 year old Lamar resident was first charged with second degree assault against Munez who was discovered beaten, in an alleyway in the 100 block […]

June 2014 Prowers County Sheriff’s Report

The number of calls for service dropped a bit at the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office, comparing 254 for June, to 323 for May of this year.  Lamar had 124 calls, including 20 arrest warrants, 35 jail related calls and 40 restraining orders and various papers were served for June.  The department responded to 96 calls […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Report-May 2014

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office responded to 323 calls for service in May.  Lamar had 167 calls while Holly had 39 and the County posted 96 calls for the month.  Lamar had 48 legal papers or restraining orders served for May while the county had six.  The Sheriff’s Office responded to the county for Traffic […]

Police Update on Enchanted Forest Shooting

MEDIA RELEASE On August 1st at approximately 02:37 am the Lamar Police Department responded to the report of shots fired in the 100 block of East Beech Street. Upon arrival officers found Ricki Harris, age 46, of Lamar to be injured and bleeding from the neck.  According to statements given at the scene, Mr. Harris […]

Friday Morning Shooting in Enchanted Forest in Lamar

One person was grazed in the neck from a gunshot when an assailant, armed with what is reported to have been a semi automatic handgun, opened fire at two persons, early Friday morning, August 1, at 109 East Beech Street in Lamar. Information taken from an affidavit in support of a warrantless arrest indicates that William […]

Charges Pending in Death of Lamar Man

MEDIA RELEASE On 07/25/14 at approximately 11:30 pm the Lamar Police Department responded to the alleyway behind 100 N. Main Street on the report of an assault victim who was unconscious and unresponsive.  Officers located the victim, Rudy Ray Munez, age 48, of Lamar in the rear of 109 Hickory and called medical assistance to […]

Charges Filed on Zavala Following Arrest

Media Release On Thursday, May 29, 2014, at approximately 8:00 PM, Lamar Police Officers received a call of a possible burglary in progress.  The subject in this case was identified as Eric Zavala 21 of Lamar who had a felony warrant. Zavala fled officers escaping apprehension.   On Friday, May 30, 2014, at approximately 1:30 […]