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Friday, March 12, 2021

One arrested in Lamar

On 03/10/21, Lamar Police officers responded to a report of a suspicious person behind the Lamar Travel Plaza. 

When officers arrived, they located Daniel K Avery, 35, of Des Moines, IA, in a Silver Saturn Vue with no license plates. As the officers investigated further, they discovered the vehicle was reported stolen in Des Moines, IA.

After arresting Mr. Avery, the officers also discovered methamphetamine and marijuana inside the vehicle. 

The department sent a request for charges to The Barton County Prosecutor and Mr. Avery was formally charged with Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of a Controlled Substance. 

Mr. Avery is being held at the Barton County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bond.