Monday, July 11, 2022

Burglary reported at food pantry in Lamar

On Friday, July 8th, the Lamar Police Department received a report of a burglary that occurred overnight at the Good Samaritan, 1301 Parry St. Officers investigated and determined two people entered the building and took clothing and other items. The two suspects were identified as Jesse Hammond, 20, and Kami Shepherd, 35, both of Lamar.

Probable Cause statements were submitted to the Barton County Prosecutor’s Office, and both were formally charged. Jesse Hammond is currently being held at the Cedar County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bond.

Kami Shepherd is being held at the Vernon County Jail in lieu of $500 bond. Hammond had an additional charge of drug paraphernalia at the time of his arrest.

In all cases of arrest, the charge is based on probable cause and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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