Thursday, August 4, 2022

Two arrested early this morning in Lamar

On August 4th around 3:45 a.m. Lamar Police Officer Skyler Hockett checked on an occupied vehicle on a closed lot in town.

Two people were contacted with the vehicle; they were identified as Jarred P Austin, 40, of Lockwood, Mo, and Tasha F Storandt, 24, of Fenton, Mo.

After the initial contact, Mr. Austin fled on foot and has not been located. Further investigation found that the vehicle was reported stolen out of Springfield, Mo.

Storandt had active warrants from Cedar and Vernon Counties. She was taken into custody. 
Austin was later tracked down and taken into custody without incident.

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