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Prowers County Sheriff’s Report March 2014

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office responded to 293 calls for service this past March, 2014.  Lamar posted 164 calls for which 17 were warrant arrests and 47 were jail related.  The majority of those calls, 59, were to serve papers and restraining orders.  Eighty-six calls came from the county with 16 related to traffic problems […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Report, 2013 Summary

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department responded to 3,353 calls for service in 2013.  Lamar led the way with 1,808 calls, followed by the County with 1,051; Holly had 330 requests and Wiley had 100.  Lamar had the most jail related calls at 695 and 178 warrant arrests.  The Sheriff’s Department noted 189 investigation cases were […]

Arrest Warrants Reveals Drug Use

  On 02/10/14 at approximately 9 pm Officers of the Lamar Police Department conducted a residence check for a wanted party in the 700 block of N. 10th Street. Richard Wayne Jones age 37, Destiny Hyatt age 24, and Cory Roberts age 23, all of Lamar were all located in the residence and arrested on […]

Lamar Police Arrest Suspect on Multiple Charges

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at approximately 0717 (7:17am) hours, Lamar Police Officers responded to the 800 block South 9th Street, on a report of a male subject breaking out a window and entering a residence.  Officer observed the suspect vehicle of Damien Sena 32 of Lamar, parked at the residence and had previous knowledge […]

Police Make Arrest on Criminal Mischief Charges

  On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Officers of the Lamar Police Department responded to the area of 6th Street and South Pearl on the report of an individual defacing a power box.  Upon Officers arrival they contacted Adam M. Olivas, age 19, in the proximity of a power box which had been the target of […]

Future Threat? Heroin in our Community

  Law enforcement authorities in Prowers County and the local medical providers have recently expressed concerns about the rise in the use of heroin by residents, some as young as 17 years.  Sheriff Jim Faull said there are about 10 cases he is aware of, but that may be the tip of what is hoped […]

Judge Rules on Abling “Make My Day” Dismissal Motion Wednesday

  Marla Abling will learn this Wednesday morning, October 23, if her defense lawyers were successful in their presentation of her actions under the “Make my Day” law in her immunity hearing in the January 23 murder of Rory Alba.  He was found dead in her apartment in Lamar earlier this year.  Judge Stanley Brinkley […]

Lamar Police Apprehend Fleeing Suspect

  On October 16, 2013 at approximately 10:30 A.M. officers attempted to contact a vehicle in the 300 block of East Olive Street.  The driver of the vehicle, Mateo Cabello, 25, attempted to elude officers and parked the vehicle in the 500 block of Wilson Place after a short vehicle pursuit.  Cabello exited the vehicle […]

Child Eats Medical Marijuana Food, Adult Charged

On September 28, 2013, officers from the Lamar Police Department, responded to the 400 block of Kendall Drive for a report of a young child under the influence of marijuana.  Through an investigation involving the Prowers County Department of Social Services and the Lamar Police Department, it was determined that medicinal marijuana baked goods were […]

Two in Custody on Child Abuse Case

Media Release On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, detectives and officers from the Lamar Police Department responded to the 400 block of Kendall Drive, for a report of an infant suffering from child abuse.  Officers observed numerous injuries to the child that were not consistent with the statements provided by the victim’s mother and her significant […]

Letter to the Editor – Prowers County Jail

Dear Editor and People of Prowers County, I am writing to let the citizens of Prowers County know what is going on in their county jail. Everyone should be aware of the injustices that are kept silenced in their community. I was recently an inmate at the Prowers County jail for a minimal amount of […]

LPD and County Sheriff’s Department Nab Armed Robbery Suspect

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at approximately 2:32 AM, officers from the Lamar Police Department and deputies from the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300 block of East Olive Street on report of an armed robbery.  Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office spotted a male running in the area and a perimeter was set […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Report April 2013

  The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department responded to 282 calls for service this past April, 2013.  Lamar posted 151 calls of which two were for drugs and three were DUI’s.  Lamar had 19 warrant arrests and of the 151 total calls, 68 were jail related.  There were 94 calls for service from the County of […]

Lamar Police Score a Second Meth Bust

On Monday, April 22, 2013, at approximately 12:43 pm, Lamar Police Officers received information that a wanted party was in a purple Hyundai vehicle near the Lamar Community Building. Officers responded to check for the vehicle with negative results. A short time later the vehicle was located coming back into town from the south. The […]

Abling Now Faces 1st Degree Murder Charges in Connection to Alba Death

  Marla Abling is now facing a probable cause, first degree murder charge with intent, in connection with the January 23 death of 45-year-old Lamar resident Rory Alba, upgraded from the original charge of second degree murder.  The more severe charge followed the gathering of additional information which was presented to the D.A. by the […]

January 2013 Prowers County Sheriff’s Report

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department responded to 302 calls for assistance during this past January, 2013.  Lamar posted 180 calls followed by 89 from the county and 19 from Holly.  There were a total of 94 jail related calls for Lamar, including two for drugs, one for DUI and one for fraud.  The county had […]

Police Arrest Suspect in Alba Homicide

MEDIA RELEASE On 01/23/2013 Detectives with the Lamar Police Department filed paperwork requesting criminal charges of Second Degree Murder and Domestic Violence for Marla D. Abling age 47 of Lamar in reference to the death of Rory Alba. Abling was taken into custody at the scene of Mr. Alba’s death and has been in custody […]

Lamar Police Recover Stolen Laptop and Stolen Car

MEDIA RELEASE  On Monday, 01/21/13, at approximately 11:18 am, Officers from the Lamar Police Department were dispatched to the Wal-Mart Store in Lamar on the report of a stolen lap top computer.  Officers were able to obtain a video of the theft from Wal-Mart surveillance cameras. Later that afternoon the PD was contacted by the […]

Prostitution, Domestic Violence Arrest at North Love’s in Lamar

Lamar Police Department MEDIA RELEASE On Sunday, 01/20/2013, at approximately 12:45am, Lamar Police Officers were dispatched to Love’s Country Store at 605 N. Main in Lamar on the report of domestic violence. Upon their arrival, officers contacted Telicia N. Jones, age 37, of Dallas, Texas and Emory L. Alexander, age 46, of Cedar Hill, Texas […]

Police Apprehend Escapee in Lamar

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 […]