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Two arrests in October residential robbery…

 ***UPDATED 12-21-12***On 11-8-12, the APD received a call that a stolen vehicle was in a driveway of a vacant home in the 400 block of S. Maryland.  The caller’s identity was not known.  Responding officers found the robbery victim’s stolen … Continue reading

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Late night homicide leaves one dead, one injured…no arrests at this time…

On 12-19-12, at 11:40 PM, officers were dispatched to 1618 S. Arthur on shots fired.  According to the caller, she and her boyfriend came home sometime after 11:30 p.m. and encountered unknown and armed suspects inside their house.  Shots were … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Robbery suspect arrested

***UPDATED 12-19-12, 3:00 PM***On 12-17-12, APD Robbery detectives filed a charge of aggravated robbery against Brandon Markee Hill BM 26 of Amarillo under complaint # 66364-Z for this robbery.  On 12-18-12, at 3:00 PM, APD SWAT officers serving warrants located … Continue reading

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Aggrivated Assault 5900 block Amberwood

On 12-17-12, at 6:15 PM, officers were sent to the 5900 block of Amberwood on a deadly conduct call.  The victim, a 21-year old Amarillo resident, reported to officers that a male had shot at him on Bell Street and … Continue reading

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Robbery Family Dollar Store 433 S. Western

On 12-17-12, at 9:50 PM, officers were sent to the Family Dollar Store at 433 S. Western on an armed robbery.  Responding officers learned that two female employees were in the store at the time of the robbery.  One was … Continue reading

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Holiday Traffic Enforcement

The Amarillo Police Department is taking steps to make this Christmas and New Year’s Holiday safe. The department has a traffic grant courtesy of the Texas Department of Transportation that allows extra officers to patrol and concentrate on impaired drivers, … Continue reading

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Robbery of the Toot ‘n Totum at 2441 S Western.

On 12-17-12, at 9:49 AM, officers responded to a knife-point robbery of the Toot ‘n Totum Store at 2441 S. Western.  The store employee, a white male age 49, told officers that the suspect entered the store carrying a small … Continue reading

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On 12-13-12, at 1:55pm, a narcotic search warrant executed at 1834 Lawson Lane

On 12-13-12, at 1:55 PM, a narcotic search warrant was executed at 1834 Lawson Lane, Amarillo TX, and methamphetamine was found. Kevin Todd Catham WM 39 of 1834 Lawson was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a controlled substance, penalty group I, … Continue reading

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Aggravated Assault with deadly weapon/domestic violence

On 12-13-12, at 1:35 AM, officers were sent to an apartment at 3308 Eddy on a report that a female was being held against her will by a male who was armed with a handgun.  They also had information that … Continue reading

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Amarillo Police Department’s 82nd Police Academy Graduation

On Friday, December 14th at 12:00 noon, the Amarillo Police Department’s 82nd Police Academy class will graduate. The police recruits completed 1,088 hours of police training since beginning the academy on June 7th, 2012.  During the training, the officers tested … Continue reading

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