On February 24, 2012 officers from the Lamar Police Department received information about the purse which was stolen as part of a robbery in the 200 block of South 6th Street on February 23, 2012. Officers were able to retrieve the purse and were able to identify a suspect in the case. Officers contacted Kenneth Kaufman-Magallanez, 23, of Lamar and after investigation; Kenneth was arrested for robbery and other charges. Kenneth is being held at the Prowers County Jail on $6,000.00 bond.
The Lamar Police Department would like to thank the citizen who provided the tip to the location of the purse. If anybody has information about criminal activity, the Lamar Police Department would like to encourage them to call the police department at 719-336-4341 or Prowers County Dispatch at 719-336-3995. Callers can remain anonymous if they wish.\
Original Story: Purse Snatching at Lamar Thriftway
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