A man from Lamar has been arrested after being wanted on nearly a dozen warrants. Read the full press release below:
On January 24th, 2022, a Deputy with the Barton County Sheriff’s Office received information that Garrett Jones had 11 warrants for his arrest and was currently avoiding law enforcement.
The Deputy went to his last known address with no success in locating Garrett. The Deputy later went to the address of 1006 Grand Street in Lamar. When the Deputy knocked on the door in attempt to locate Garrett, the occupants of the residence turned all the lights off inside the residence.
The Deputy received fresh information that Garrett was currently in the residence. Deputies requested assistance from Lamar Police Department in securing the residence until a Search Warrant could be obtained. Once Deputies obtained a search warrant for the residence, Deputies along with Office from Lamar Police Department executed the search warrant.
Initially, Deputies attempted to gain access through the front door and was not successful. The back door was attempted and they were able to gain access in to the residence. Deputies located a female and small child upon entry in to the residence.
Deputies and Officers continued to search the residence and eventually located Garrett Jones avoiding detection from law enforcement by hiding under a bed. Garrett was taken in to custody without further incident and transported to the Barton County Jail where he was processed on his charges.
Fail to Appear- Driving while revoked/ suspended X3
Fail to Appear- Exceeded posted speed limit
Fail to Appear- Operate motor vehicle on highway with suspended license
Fail to Appear- Operate motor vehicle without financial responsibility
Fail to Appear- Drug Paraphernalia
Fail to Appear- Possession of Controlled Substance X3
Fail to Appear- Unlawful Possession of Firearm